Porcelain wine-cup. Decorated in doucai style with underglaze blue outlines and washes and overglaze red, green, yellow and black enamels. Design on the exterior of three Daoist Gods of Happiness, Emolument and Longevity. Inscription on side, mark on base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 39 millimetres
- Diameter: 66 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription CommentChenghua reign mark
Published PDF date : Qing Qianlong 1736-1795Room 95 label text:
Doucai cup with three Daoist gods
This small cup is painted with underglaze-blue outlines and washes and shades of overglaze green, aubergine, red and yellow enamels in doucai style. There is an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark in a single circle in underglaze blue on the base. The three Daoist gods are the Gods of Happiness, Emolument and Longevity. The God of Emolument is signified by an official hat, the God of Longevity with a high forehead and long beard, and the God of Happiness with a green robe.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and doucai enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about 1700–1800
Porcelain wine-cup. Decorated in doucai style with underglaze blue outlines and washes and overglaze red, green, yellow and black enamels. Design on outside of three Daoist Gods of Happiness, Emolument and Longevity. Inscription on side, mark on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39696
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