Porcelain cup with rounded sides, everted foliated rim and handles on both sides in the form of flower sprays. There are flowers and scrolls in overglaze red, yellow and green enamel on the interior and exterior, and traces of gold around the rim. There is a mark in underglaze blue on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 27 millimetres
- Width: 67 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Wanli nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Wanli reign
Inscription CommentSix-character Wanli mark in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Ming Wanli 1573-1620Room 95 label text:
Cup with flowers and scrolls
There is a six-character Wanli mark in underglaze blue on the base. Wanli polychrome wares dominated by the colours red and green are the precursors of the Qing dynasty 'famille verte' palette.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue, overglaze red, yellow and green enamels and gilding
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty,Wanli mark and period, about AD 1600–1620
Porcelain cup with rounded sides, everted foliated rim and handles on both sides in the form of flower sprays. Overglaze red, yellow and green enamels. Flowers and scrolls on interior and exterior. Traces of gold around the rim. Mark on base in underglaze blue.
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Object reference number: RRC39072
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