Porcelain cup with broad foot ring and base. The cup has a fine, thin, white body. There is a poppy and two flowering sprays of peony in brown, iron-red and 'famille rose' palette enamel on the exterior, and fruit seeds and a melon on the interior.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 37 millimetres
- Diameter: 91 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Qing Yongzheng nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Qing dynasty, Yongzheng reign
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 has an unusually broad foot ring and base. It is painted outside in delicate shades of opaque fencai (powdered colours) with white and red poppies and inside with fruit seeds and a small fruit. The base has a Yongzheng reign mark.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and opaque overglaze enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period, AD1723–35
Fine thin white porcelain cup. Decorated with 'famille rose' enamels, brown and iron-red, outside with a poppy and two flowering sprays of peony, and inside with fruit seeds and a melon.
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Object reference number: RRC39153
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