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Libation Cup in the form of a Jue

1662–1722
Overall: 13.4 x 14.2 cm (5 1/4 x 5 9/16 in.)
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This cup emulates the early bronze designs and reflects its owner's taste of antiquity.

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A jue is an ancient Chinese vessel originally designed for serving wine during ceremonies. Bronze jue became prominent during the Shang (c. 1500–1050 BCE) and Zhou (1050–221 BCE) dynasties. This particular piece, made of porcelain during the Qing dynasty (1644–1911), emulates the earlier bronze designs. It reflects the owner's taste for antiquity.
Libation Cup in the form of a Jue

Libation Cup in the form of a Jue

1662–1722

China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Kangxi period (1662-1722)

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