Porcelain cup with rounded sides and small deep foot. The cup has a fine white eggshell body. There is a poppy and two sprays of blossoming peony in brown, iron red and 'famille rose' palette enamel on the exterior, and a lychee and fruit seeds on the interior.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 40 millimetres
- Diameter: 93 millimetres
Inscription CommentSix-character Yongzheng mark in a double circle in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Qing Yongzheng 1723-1735Room 95 label text:
Cup with fencai poppies
This thinly-potted porcelain cup is painted outside in delicate shades of opaque 'fencai' (powdered colours) with white and red poppies and inside with lichee and fruit seeds, some of which are shaded brown.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and opaque overglaze enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Yongzheng marks and period, AD1723–35
Porcelain cup with rounded sides and small deep foot. Fine white eggshell porcelain decorated in 'famille rose' enamels, brown and iron red, outside with a poppy and two sprays of blossoming peony, inside with a lychee and fruit seeds, some of which are shaded brown.
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Object reference number: RRC39209
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