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Porcelain wine-cup with rounded sides and slightly everted rim. There are dragons in overglaze red enamel on the exterior, with double lines in underglaze blue at the rim and the foot. There is a mark in underglaze blue on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 48 millimetres
- Diameter: 60 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Longqing nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Longqing reign
Inscription CommentSix-character Longqing mark in a double rectangle in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Ming Longqing 1567-1572Room 95 label text:
Wucai cup with dragons in red enamel
Potters decorated this cup in a twice-fired technique composed of underglaze blue and overglaze red. Outside it is painted with two dragons chasing flaming pearls. The base carries an underglaze blue Longqing reign mark in a double rectangle
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and overglaze red enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Longqing mark and period, AD 1567–1572
Porcelain Wine-cup with rounded sides and slightly everted rim. Dragons in overglaze red enamel on exterior, with double lines in underglaze blue at rim and foot. Mark on base in underglaze blue.
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Object reference number: RRC39097
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