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Blue and White Porcelain Wine Cup with Yaotai and Moon Motif 2

明代,1368-1644年

Hubei Provincial Museum

Hubei Provincial Museum

"In Chinese legend, Yaotai was the abode of the gods and site of their beautiful jade pavilions. Later, the term Yaotai was used to describe any ornate and magnificent building.

This porcelain Zhang was found among the funerary goods of the prince's wife. When unearthed, the set included a matching gold-plated silver cover and gold-plated silver tray. The porcelain is very fine, with thin walls and bright colors.The exterior depicts three groups of characters. In the first group, a lady sits sideways on a stone wall, while behind her a maid hold fans in both hands. A young woman stands opposite the lady, with a maid to the right.The second and third groups show a young woman and maid. Under the shadow of distant mountains and flowing clouds, they are intoxicated by the bright moonlight."

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  • Title: Blue and White Porcelain Wine Cup with Yaotai and Moon Motif 2
  • Date Created: 明代,1368-1644年
  • Physical Dimensions: 高10.1厘米,口径15.5厘米,圈足高4.6厘米,圈足径4.2厘米
  • Medium: 瓷器
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