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Porcelain wine-cup. Decorated in doucai style with underglaze blue washes and outlines and overglaze red, green and pale aubergine enamels. Design on the exterior of grapevines, melon vines and bamboo leaves. There is a mark on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 50 millimetres
- Diameter: 79 millimetres
Inscription CommentSix-character Chenghua mark in a double square in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Qing Qianlong 1736-1795Room 95 label text:
Doucai cup with grapevines, bamboo and melon
Qing鬥彩 (doucai ‘joined colours’) uses underglaze blue painting for outlines and overglaze enamels for infilled colour. These enamels are translucent like watercolours. This cup shows fruiting vines and melons with bamboo. There is a six-character Chenghua mark in a double rectangle in underglaze blue on the base.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and overglaze enamels in doucai-style
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1736–1795
Porcelain wine-cup. Decorated in doucai style with underglaze blue washes and outlines and overglaze red, green and pale aubergine enamels. Design on the outside of grapevines, melon vines and bamboo leaves. Mark on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39657
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