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Stem porcelain cup. Underglaze blue and red with two four-clawed dragons facing each other with flaming pearl between them in blue, and three fish swimming around the interior in red. Two blue auspicious emblems with shou (long life) characters between them on the stem. Inscription on the porcelain cup.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 115 millimetres
- Diameter: 119 millimetres
Inscription PositionOn side and stem
Inscription Positionon side
Inscription TransliterationShanyin xian Sidu, san tu, gu zhun shen an, Qiangong feng, Di zi Zhu Dade qu
Inscription TranslationThe disciple Zhu Dade of Sidu in the district of Shanyin respectfully offers sacrifice before the Spirits of the Soil.
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
Stem cup with two four-clawed dragons
This stem cup is decorated with dragons outside and with fish inside. On the side is an inscription which has been translated (‘The disciple Zhu Dade of Sidu in the district of Shanyin respectfully offers sacrifice before the Spirits of the Soil.’ There are also 壽 (shou ‘longevity’) characters on the stem.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and underglaze copper-red decoration and gilt metal mounts
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1800
Stem porcelain cup. Underglaze blue and red with two four-clawed dragons facing each other with flaming pearl between them in blue, and three fish swimming around the inside in red. Two blue auspicious emblems with shou (long life) characters between them on the stem. Inscription on the porcelain cup.
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Object reference number: RRC39564
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