Porcelain wine-cup with deep sides. The cup has a fine white body. There are separated blossoming trees and plants in four groups, representing the four seasons of the year (peony, lotus, prunus, chrysanthemum) in transparent 'famille verte' palette enamel on the interior.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 78 millimetres
- Diameter: 81 millimetres
Inscription CommentSix-character Kangxi mark within a double circle in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
Tall cup with plants representing the four seasons
This tall cup is painted inside with blossoming trees and plants representing the four seasons. The four seasonal flowers are peony (spring), lotus (summer), chrysanthemum (autumn) and prunus (winter). On the base is a six-character Kangxi mark within a double circle in underglaze blue. The outside is plain.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and overglaze enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Kangxi mark and period, AD 1662–1722
PDF card: Elphinstone Collection.
Deep porcelain wine-cup. Fine white porcelain decorated inside in transparent 'famille verte' enamels with separated blossoming trees and plants in four groups, representing the four seasons of the year (peony, lotus, prunus, chrysanthemum).
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Object reference number: RRC39216
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