Porcelain tub shaped (gang) cup of with deep, rounded sides, straight mouth, no foot-rim and slightly recessed base. The cup has a fine, white body. There are flowering peonies in opaque pink, blue, green and brownish yellow on the exterior.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 43 millimetres
- Diameter: 64 millimetres
Inscription CommentFour-character Yongzheng mark in a double square in blue enamel on the base
Published PDF date : Qing Yongzheng 1723-1735Room 95 label text:
Cup with flowering peonies in falangcai-style
The base has an apocryphal four-character blue enamel Yongzheng reign mark but this cup is quite different from the genuinie eighteenth century falangcai wares which you can see in the gallery. The enamels are much thicker and far coarser than was prepared for the Yongzheng emperor.
Porcelain with overglaze enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
late Qing dynasty or Republican period, about AD 1900–1949
Hobson, Rackham and King 1931 record in the Charles Russell Collection. PDF card: Russell Collection
Deep, tub shaped (gang) porcelain cup with rounded sides, straight mouth, no foot-rim and slightly recessed base. Fine white porcelain decorated with flowering peonies in opaque pink, blue , green and brownish yellow; the interior creamy-white and undecorated.
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Object reference number: RRC39218
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