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Blue-and-white cup with brown glaze inside foot

Kiln Unknown, Vietnam

Artwork Details

Blue-and-white cup with brown glaze inside foot
16th century
Kiln Unknown, Vietnam
stoneware with blue underglaze painting
2 1/8 in. x 3 7/16 in. x 3 7/16 in. ( 5.4 cm x 8.8 cm x 8.8 cm )
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1993/2.21

On Display

Not currently on display

Description

Subject Matter:

A small cut decorated in underglaze blue geometric and abstracted natural designs.

Physical Description:

A very small cup of a rounded shape with a slightly everted rim, standing on a relatively high, straight foot. The exterior of the bowl is decorated in two horizontal registers with geometric and abstracted natural motifs drawn with a very free hand in cobalt blue pigment, before a white glaze was applied to the whole cup. The interior of the foot is glazed brown.

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