Stem porcelain cup. Underglaze blue with garden landscape including rocks, trees and flying birds. Lotus petals and plantain leaves in pencilled style on stem. Roundel with five-clawed dragon among clouds inside. There is an inscription on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 115 millimetres
- Diameter: 121 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Published PDF date : Ming Jiajing 1522-1566Room 95 label text:
Blue-and-white stem cup
Cobalt pigment used for imperial wares during the second half of the sixteenth century has a distinctive strong, dark, and even tone. Inside the stem cup shows a five-clawed dragon in a roundel. Outside it is painted with birds in a landscape. The base carries a Jiajing reign mark in underglaze blue.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period, AD 1522–1566
On display: G95/dc20/sh7
Stem porcelain cup. Underglaze blue with garden landscape including rocks, trees and flying birds. Lotus petals and plantain leaves in pencilled style on stem. Roundel with five-clawed dragon among clouds inside. Inscription on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39593
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