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Stem cup

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Artist

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Title

Stem cup

Date

AD 1368-1644

Medium

Cloisonné enamel on gilt-bronze - Ming dynasty

Dimensions

H: 10 cm

Reference

CVCSC-0306.A

Adoption Status

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Collection

Chinese

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The shape of this stem cup is suggestive of a dou, a very common late Zhou period vessel. This cloisonné version is decorated with six lotus flowers amid scrolling lotus leaves. The foot is decorated with grapes on a rich turquoise background.

Stem cup AD 1368-1644 © Compton Verney

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