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Title

Ceramic: cup

Description

One Yixing ceramic cup with a large ring-shaped handle and a wide fluted rim tapering gradually to a narrower base. Cup exterior is chocolate brown and presents incised inscription: 玉川吟興 陽羨德x主人付刻. Cup interior is glazed blue-white with a prominent crackle effect.

Source

Rewi Alley

Provenance

Part of collection Alley gave to Canterbury Museum during Museum director Roger Duff's trip to China in 1956.

Physical Dimensions

35.75x85.33 mm (h x w)

Museum Ac. No.

C1956.310

Usage Rights

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Period

Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)

Collection

Citation

“Ceramic: cup,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed October 24, 2017, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/1144.