Porcelain cup of conical shape. The cup has a white body. There are phoenixes among clouds in slip anhua on the exterior. Pair with A491.
- Height: 25 millimetres
- Diameter: 78 millimetres
Room 95 label text:
Cup with phoenixes
This white porcelain cup of conical shape is decorated inside with an anhua (hidden decoration) slip design of phoenixes among clouds. Porcelains of this type were made in imitation of fine Qing dynasty porcelains which in turn were inspired by early porcelains of the Ming period.
Porcelain with anhua decoration and transparent glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Republican period, AD 1911–1949
PDF card: Elphinstone Gift
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Object reference number: RRC39391
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