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wine-cup

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF,A.750

  • Description

    Porcelain wine-cup. Decorated in doucai style with underglaze blue outlines and washes and overglaze red, green and pale aubergine enamels. Design on the exterior of gentleman scholar seated on a willow tree trunk by a river with ducks. Short inscription on the exterior, and mark on base.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1662-1722
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 33 millimetres
    • Diameter: 66 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        mark
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
      • Inscription Comment

        Six-character Kangxi mark in a double rectangle in underglaze cobalt blue
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:

    PDF A750

    Doucai cup showing a man beneath a willow tree


    This porcelain cup is decorated in Qing dynasty (AD 1644–1911) doucai style with underglaze blue outlines and washes and translucent overglaze green, aubergine and brown enamels. On the base is a six-character Kangxi reign mark in a double rectangle in underglaze cobalt-blue


    Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and overglaze enamels
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Qing dynasty, Kangxi mark and period, AD 1662–1722

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  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1978 p.51, no.170 bibliographic details
    • Feng 2006 p.60, no.A750 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case31/sh8

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF,A.750

Porcelain wine-cup. Decorated in doucai style with underglaze blue outlines and washes and overglaze red, green and pale aubergine enamels. Design on the outside of gentleman scholar seated on a willow tree trunk by a river with ducks. Short inscription on outside, and mark on base.

Porcelain wine-cup. Decorated in doucai style with underglaze blue outlines and washes and overglaze red, green and pale aubergine enamels. Design on the outside of gentleman scholar seated on a willow tree trunk by a river with ducks. Short inscription on outside, and mark on base.

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