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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF,C.646

  • Description

    Porcelain cup with high straight foot. There are five phoenix roundels in underglaze red around the sides and a single roundel in the centre. There is an inscription on the base.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1662-1722
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 60 millimetres
    • Diameter: 92 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        reign mark
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
      • Inscription Content

        大清康熙年製
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Da Qing Kangxi nian zhi
      • Inscription Translation

        Made during the Kangxi reign of the Great Qing dynasty
      • Inscription Comment

        Six-character Kangxi mark in a double circle in underglaze blue on the base
  • Curator's comments

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

    PDF C646

    Cup with copper-red phoenix roundels


    The base has a six-character underglaze blue Kangxi reign mark.
    大清康熙年製 Da Qing Kangxi nian zhi


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

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  • Bibliography

    • Pierson 2004 p.110, no.C646, colour p.48 bibliographic details
    • Medley 1976 p.81, no.C646 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case24/sh7

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    Margaret Medley 1976 records: Acquired in 1966. PDF card: Acquired 1966 from Bluett £25

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF,C.646

Porcelain cup with high straight foot. Underglaze red with five phoenix roundels around the sides and a single roundel in the centre. Inscription on base.

Porcelain cup with high straight foot. Underglaze red with five phoenix roundels around the sides and a single roundel in the centre. Inscription on base.

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