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wine cup
  • China
  • wine cup, 1700s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • porcelain, glazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 2.2 x 3.8 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7/8 x 1 1/2 in
  • Gift of Miss Helen Rhoda Hoopes
  • Not on display
  • 1948.0005

Very small eggshell porcelain wine cup with enamel decoration. The exterior has a blue enamel ground with a bat and peony design in white and green with a Chinese character (luck) in gold. There are gold bands around the lip. The glaze stops about 1/8" from the base, but the base is glazed. There is no decoration inside.