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Porcelain cup of 'gang' form, with deep rounded sides, straight mouth and slightly recessed base. The cup has a fine white body. There are lotus scrolls in opaque orange, blue, green, and yellow "foreign" enamels, on a ground of deep rose on the exterior.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 44 millimetres
- Diameter: 64 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Qing Yongzheng nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Qing dynasty Yongzheng reign
Published PDF date : Qing Yongzheng 1723-1735Room 95 label text:
Falangcai cup with flowers on a dark red ground
This Yongzheng cup is decorated in the style of porcelains painted within the Forbidden City called falangcai wares. It has an underglaze blue as opposed to an overglaze blue enamel mark and is likely to have been potted and painted at Jingdezhen.
Porcelain with transparent glaze and overglaze enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮 製
Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period, AD 1723–1735
Hobson, Rackham and King 1931 record in the Charles Russell Collection. PDF card: Russell Collection. Purchased by Sir Percival David from Bluett & Sons on 4th May 1932. Listed in Bluett & Sons Sales Day Book (SDB) vol. 14, p.83, no.1432. £12:10. Purchased by Bluett's at the Charles Russell sale on 30th March 1932.
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: RRC39166
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