Plum Blossom Cup

Plum Blossom Cup

1621-27

Porcelain with underglaze blue and wucai (five color) overglaze enamel decoration

Overall: 6.7 x 12.6 cm (2 5/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. Millikin 1989.295

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This porcelain cup is considered to have been made in the "Transitional period," a term used to define the period between about 1620 and 1683 when official kilns in Jingdezhen were no longer under imperial supervision due to the transition from the Ming to the Qing dynasties.

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