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image of Wine Cup Chinese Qing Dynasty (artist)
Wine Cup, Kangxi period, 1662/1722
porcelain with famille verte and famille jaune enamels on the biscuit
overall (without handle): 3.2 x 5.2 cm (1 1/4 x 2 1/16 in.)
Widener Collection
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From the Tour: Chinese Porcelains
Object 15 of 24

This molded cup is decorated in the famille verte and famille jaune palettes, with yellow, aubergine, and two shades of green enamel. The shape of the bowl of the cup, an oval quatrefoil, decorated with panels of fish among waves, corresponds to its decoratively molded and glazed base.

(Text by Stephen Little, published in the NGA Systematic Catalogue: Decorative Arts, Part II: Far Eastern Ceramics and Paintings; Persian and Indian Rugs and Carpets)

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