Porcelain cup with six deep, straight sides. There is a different form of the 'shou' character (longevity) on each of the sides, in green, yellow, purple, and black on-biscuit enamels and overglaze blue on a greenish black ground.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 74 millimetres
Inscription Positionon each side
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
Cup with ‘shou’ (longevity) characters
This six-sided porcelain cup is decorated with the character 壽 (shou ‘longevity’) on each side.
Porcelain with overglaze enamels on the biscuit
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, AD 1662–1722
Lady David 1973 records: From the Collection of Sir William Eden, Bart. PDF card: Sir William Eden, Bart.
Deep white porcelain cup with six straight sides. Decorated on the biscuit in green, yellow, purple, and black enamels and overglaze blue. The decoration on the outside is the 'shou' character (longevity) written in different forms on a greenish black ground.
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Object reference number: RRC39143