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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF.814

  • Description

    Porcelain cup. The cup has a fine white body. There are nine boys in a rocky landscape with pine and prunus trees and flowering shrubs in transparent enamels on the exterior.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1662-1722
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 68 millimetres
    • Diameter: 75 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:

    PDF 814

    Cup with the figures of boys in a rocky landscape


    Chinese people regard genre scenes of children playing as auspicious, representing a wish for many sons.


    Porcelain with overglaze enamels
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, AD 1662–1722

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  • Bibliography

    • Lady David 1973 p.11, no.814 bibliographic details
    • Scott 1991 p.21, no.814 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case32/sh8

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF.814

Fine white porcelain cup. Decorated on the outside in transparent enamels with the figures of nine boys in a rocky landscape with pine and prunus trees and flowering shrubs.

Fine white porcelain cup. Decorated on the outside in transparent enamels with the figures of nine boys in a rocky landscape with pine and prunus trees and flowering shrubs.

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