Porcelain cup 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 browish yellow enamel, on a ground of mottled yellow on the exterior. There is a reign mark on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 44 millimetres
- Diameter: 64 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationYongzheng nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Yongzheng reign
Inscription CommentFour-character Yongzheng mark in a double square in overglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
Cup with flowering peonies in falangcai-style
The base has an apocryphal four-character blue enamel Kangxi reign mark but this cup is quite different from the genuine eighteenth century falangcai wares which you can see in the gallery. The enamels are much thicker and far coarser than was prepared for the Kangxi emperor. This cup has been extensively restored.
Porcelain with overglaze enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
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) cup with rounded sides, straight mouth and slightly recessed base. Fine white porcelain decorated with lotus scrolls in opaque orange, blue, green, and yellow "foreign" enamels, in a ground of deep rose; the interior white and undecorated.
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Object reference number: RRC39169
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