Porcelain cup with deep sides. The cup has a white semi-egg shell pegmatite body. There are two quails by a rock with flowering peonies and a butterfly in 'famille rose' palette enamel on the exterior.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 73 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Tall cup with quails
This tall cup is painted with quails which are a visual pun for double peace which is a Chinese greeting for the New Year.
Porcelain with fencai (powdered colours)
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1720–1800
Lady David 1973 records: From the Liddell (Captain C. Oswald Liddell) and Russell Collections. PDF card: Liddell and Russell Collections.
Deep, almost bell-shaped, porcelain cup. White semi-egg shell pegmatite porcelain painted in 'famille rose' enamels, with a design of two quails by a rock with flowering peonies and a butterfly.
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Object reference number: RRC39170
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