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Porcelain wine-cup with steep sides, flared rim and low, tapering footrim. There are two dragons among clouds in yellow, red and black enamel on the exterior, and 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: 45 millimetres
- Diameter: 68 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Jiajing nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Jiajing reign
Inscription CommentSix-character Jiajing mark in a double rectangle in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Ming Jiajing 1522-1566Room 95 label text:
Wucai cup with dragons in yellow and red enamel
Potters decorated this cup in a twice-fired technique composed of underglaze blue and overglaze red and yellow. Outside it is painted with two dragons chasing flaming pearls. The base carries an underglaze blue Jiajing reign mark in a double rectangle
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and overglaze red and yellow enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period, AD 1522–1566
Porcelain Wine-cup with steep sides, flared rim and low, tapering footrim. Yellow, red and black enamels on exterior, with undecorated interior. Double lines in underglaze blue at rim and foot, with two dragons among clouds on exterior. Mark on base in underglaze blue.
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Object reference number: RRC39096
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