Porcelain four-lobed cup with handle, rounded sides and lobed footring. There is a dragon among clouds in green, red and purple overglaze enamel on the interior, red enamel covering the handle, and panels containing birds and flowers on the exterior. There is a mark in red enamel on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 28 millimetres
- Width: 85 millimetres
Inscription TransliterationYutang jia qi
Inscription TranslationFine vessel for the Jade Hall
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
Cup with side handle
This lobed cup has a side handle and is painted in iron-red and overglaze enamels. There is a four-character inscription reading玉堂佳器 (Yutang jia qi ‘Fine vessel for the Jade Hall’) in iron-red on the base.
Porcelain with overglaze enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty or Republican period, about AD 1900–1949
Four-lobed porcelain cup with handle, rounded sides and lobed footring. Green, red and purple overglaze enamels. Dragon among clouds on interior, with panels of either a bird or a flower on exterior. Red enamel handle, with mark in red enamel on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39095
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