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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF,A.516

  • Description

    Porcelain cup in form of crumpled lotus leaf, with incised lines simulating veins inside, and low relief lines outside. The cup has bluish-grey glaze. There are four inscriptions around the sides. There are five spur marks on the base.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1662-1722
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 61 millimetres
    • Width: 105 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        on sides
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:

    PDF A516

    Celadon cup with four inscriptions


    This celadon cup is in the form of a lotus leaf with veins around the outside. It is decorated with four inscriptions.


    Porcelain with celadon glaze, black and iron-red enamels
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, AD 1662–1722

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  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1975 Monochrome pl. 290 bibliographic details
    • Medley 1973 p.31, no.A516 bibliographic details
    • Scott 1989 p.32, no.A516 bibliographic details
    • Pierson 2002 p.96, no.106 bibliographic details
    • Pierson & Barnes 2002 pp 108-109, no.95 (4 inscriptions) bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case31/sh2

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF,A.516

Porcelain cup in form of crumpled lotus leaf, with incised lines simulating veins inside, and low relief lines outside. Covered in bluish-grey glaze. Four inscriptions around the sides. Five spur marks on base.

Porcelain cup in form of crumpled lotus leaf, with incised lines simulating veins inside, and low relief lines outside. Covered in bluish-grey glaze. Four inscriptions around the sides. Five spur marks on base.

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