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Porcelain wine-cup, moulded in eight-foil oval form with two rustic bamboo handles. There are panels of flowers on a yellow ground between volute and diaper borders in 'famille verte' palette on-biscuit enamel on the exterior, and a chrysanthemum on the interior.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 36 millimetres
- Width: 86 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
Wine cup with side handles
Early Qing enamels fire as thin, translucent watercolour-like colours, dominated by green, black, aubergine, red and yellow pigments. Albert Jacquemart (AD 1808–1875) coined the terms famille verte and famille jaune in his Histoire de la céramique published in 1873, to describe this palette dominated by shades of green or yellow.
Porcelain moulded with overglaze enamels on the biscuit
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, AD 1662–1722
PDF card: Acquired before 1935
Porcelain wine-cup. Moulded in eight-foil oval form with two rustic bamboo handles. Decorated on the biscuit in 'famille verte' enamels, outside with panels of flowers on a yellow ground between volute and diaper borders and inside with a chrysanthemum.
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Object reference number: RRC39149
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