- Museum number
Porcelain cup with six deep, straight sides. There is a different form of the 'shou' character (longevity) on each of the sides, in green, yellow, purple, and black on-biscuit enamels and overglaze blue on a greenish black ground.
- Production date
Height: 74 millimetres
- Curator's comments
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722
Room 95 label text:
Cup with ‘shou’ (longevity) characters
This six-sided porcelain cup is decorated with the character 壽 (shou ‘longevity’) on each side.
Porcelain with overglaze enamels on the biscuit
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, AD 1662–1722
- On display (G95/dc31/sh2)
- Acquisition notes
- Lady David 1973 records: From the Collection of Sir William Eden, Bart.
PDF card: Sir William Eden, Bart.
- Registration number