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 grapevine and bitter melon. There is a mark on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 49 millimetres
- Diameter: 77 millimetres
Inscription CommentSix-character Chenghua mark in a double rectangle in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Qing Yongzheng 1723-1735Room 95 label text:
Doucai cup with grapevines and melons
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. 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 1700–1800
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 grapevine and bitter melon. Mark on base.
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