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Porcelain wine-cup with straight sides and narrow foot-rim. There is an official on a horse looking over his shoulder as he rides away from a gnarled leafless tree in transparent 'famille verte' palette enamel on the exterior.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 30 millimetres
- Diameter: 69 millimetres
Inscription CommentSix-character Chenghua mark in a double circle in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Qing early 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Wine cup with a landscape scene of Li Bai
This wine cup is painted with a scene believed to be of the celebrated Tang poet Li Bai (AD 701–762) and an attendant. There is an apocryphal, six-character Chenghua mark in a double circle in underglaze blue on the base.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and in overglaze enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1750
Hobson, Rackham and King 1931 record in the Charles Russell Collection. PDF card: Russell Collection.
Porcelain wine-cup with straight sides and narrow foot-rim. Decorated on the outside with a landscape scene in transparent 'famille verte' enamels. An official on a horse looks over his shoulder as he rides away from a gnarled leafless tree.
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Object reference number: RRC39207
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