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small Chinese export porcelain stem cup, Kangxi .

Stock Number: 4722

Small and rare Chinese export porcelain stem cup decorated in the exterior with a light brown glaze, c. 1690, Kangxi reign, Qing dynasty, h. 5,5 cm, 2¼ in. 1-15208 Bespoke box.

Provenance: Ex-Collection P.J. Donnelly, London.

Illustrated: Yuan to Qing Ceramics, by A. Varela Santos, 2016/2017, cat. 18.


The Burghley Porcelains, an Exhibition catalogue from the Burghley House Collection and based on the 1688 Inventory and 1690 Devonshire Schedule, Japan Society New York 1986, pp. 100/101, cat. 16 for a stem cup of the same size with blue glaze dated mid-17th century;

• Chinese Blue and White Ceramics, by S.T. Yeo and J. Martin, Singapore 1978, p. 246, plate 158 for a similar stem cup decorated in underglaze blue;

• A Tale of Three Cities: Canton, Shanghai & Hong Kong, by D.S. Howard, 1997 London, p. 67, cat. 67 for a silver gilt mounted similar stem cup decorated with an incised lotus pattern and a blue glaze dated c. 1640 once two were found in a shipwreck with a cyclical mark of 1643;

Det Blåvita Guldet från Kina, by A. Gremner & B. Gremner, 2005 Göteborg, p. 107 for a similar piece decorated with blue glaze from the Hatcher’s Ming cargo dated 1645. 



藏品來源:P.J. Donnelly舊藏,倫敦。

圖例:《元代至清代陶瓷》,作者阿.瓦瑞拉.桑托斯,目录 18。



•《中國青花陶瓷》,作者S.T. Yeo和J. Martin,新加坡1978年出版,參見第246頁,圖版158一件相似 青花高足杯;

•《三城記:廣州,上海和香港》,作者D.S. Howard,1997年倫敦出版,見第67頁,編號67一件繪蓮紋鑲鍍銀的相似高足盃和另一件約1640年的藍釉 盃,兩件都於一艘1643年的沉船中打撈出來;

•《中國青花瓷》,作者A. Gremner & B. Gremner,2005年哥德堡出版,見第107頁一件出自明代 Hatcher沉船,年代為1645年的相似藍釉盃。