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Porcelain cup with rounded sides, everted foliated rim and handles on both sides in the form of flower sprays. There are flowers and scrolls in overglaze red, yellow and green enamel on the interior and exterior, and traces of gold around the rim. There is a mark in underglaze blue on the base.
- Production date
Height: 27 millimetres
Width: 67 millimetres
- Curator's comments
Published PDF date : Ming Wanli 1573-1620
Room 95 label text:
Cup with flowers and scrolls
There is a six-character Wanli mark in underglaze blue on the base. Wanli polychrome wares dominated by the colours red and green are the precursors of the Qing dynasty 'famille verte' palette.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue, overglaze red, yellow and green enamels and gilding
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty,Wanli mark and period, about AD 1600–1620
- On display (G95/dc31/sh10)
- Registration number