Square porcelain wine-cup stand with shaped corners and flanged recess in centre. Covered in apple green glaze, except for foot ring and centre of base. Four incised dragon forms around the central recess. There is an inscription on the base. Pair with B512.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 20 millimetres
- Diameter: 130 millimetres
Inscription CommentKangxi mark and period
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
Cup stand with dragons
Green derived from copper was used as a single colour glaze from the Xuande period (AD 1425–35), applied over a transparent high-fired glaze. The base of this cup stand has a six-character underglaze blue reign mark of the Kangxi period.
Porcelain, incised, with underglaze cobalt-blue mark and green glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Kangxi mark and period, AD 1662–1722
PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift
Square porcelain wine-cup stand with shaped corners and flanged recess in centre. Covered in apple green glaze, except for foot ring and centre of base. Four incised dragon forms around the central recess. Inscription on base. Pair with B513.
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