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Cup & Saucer, F84.116

Physical Description

Rust-red, blue, green, yellow, pink underglaze painting with gold paint overglaze. Cup decorated inside and out. Inside: 2 panels of floral decoration and 2 panels depicting groups of men reading scrolls. Outside: decorative butterflies, several colours with intricate gold fill designs, against bamboo leaves in gold paint. Loose floral scroll design around base rim in gold paint on red ground. Saucer depicts 3 images in asymmetrical panels: 2 women standing; a man sitting; landscape with lake and 3 buildings.

Research Notes

—Professor Kelun Chen
Rust-red, blue, green, yellow, pink underglaze painting with gold paint overglaze. Cup decorated inside and out. Inside: 2 panels of floral decoration and 2 panels depicting groups of men reading scrolls. Outside: decorative butterflies, several colours with intricate gold fill designs, against bamboo leaves in gold paint. Loose floral scroll design around base rim in gold paint on red ground. Saucer depicts 3 images in asymmetrical panels: 2 women standing; a man sitting; landscape with lake and 3 buildings. —Jonathan Wicken

Provenance

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Teacup): 55 x 111 x 98mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Saucer): 24 x 137 x 137mm

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