Porcelain wine-cup. The wine-cup has a fine white body. There are three different types of fish in transparent enamel on the exterior, a fourth fish in transparent enamel on the interior, and two fish dragons in underglaze slip on the interior.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 32 millimetres
- Diameter: 57 millimetres
Inscription CommentFour shells within a double square in a circle on the base
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
Wine cup with fish and fish-dragons
This fine white porcelain wine-cup is decorated with three varieties of fish outside and with a fourth fish inside. There are two fish-dragons in underglaze slip inside. The base mark shows four shells within a double square in a circle.
Porcelain with underglaze slip and overglaze enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1800–1900
Fine white porcelain wine-cup decorated in transparent enamels with three varieties of fish on the outside and a fourth fish inside. Two fish dragons in underglaze slip on the inside.
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Object reference number: RRC39134
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