National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Stem Cup Chinese Ming Dynasty (artist)
Stem Cup, Jiajing period, 1522/1566
porcelain with enamels on the biscuit
overall: 12.3 x 17.3 cm (4 13/16 x 6 13/16 in.)
Harry G. Steele Collection, Gift of Grace C. Steele
1972.43.6
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From the Tour: Chinese Porcelains
Object 1 of 24

Conservation Notes

The exterior has designs slip-trailed in white onto the surface and covered with yellow and green enamels on the biscuit. The high foot is hollow and glazed with a blue-tinged transparent glaze; the foot-ring is sharply trimmed. There is a hairline crack emanating from the lip; the lip is covered by a brass band.

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