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Wine cup: OC.27-1936

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery

Maker(s)

Factory: Unknown

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Description

Hard-paste porcelain wine cup painted in enamels of soft tone, one of a set of three. Thinly potted with flared sides springing from a slightly countersunk flat base. The exterior is delicately painted with a pair of pink breasted birds perched on the branch of a magnolia tree in blossom, flanked by a flowering pink and and lavender tree peony and a yellow single chrysanthemum. The interior is entirely undecorated.
Mark: six character mark of Yongzheng in underglaze blue.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Reginald R. Cory Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 6 cm
Height: 3.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1936) by Cory, Reginald R.

Dating

Yongzheng (1723-1735)
Circa 1723 CE - 1735 CE

School or Style

famille rose

Components of the work

Mark composed of underglaze

Materials used in production

Enamels
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Enamelling

Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.27-1936
Primary reference Number: 77658
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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