15 September 2016
A BLUE AND WHITE STEM CUP
Standing on a tall, slightly spreading foot decorated with chrysanthemum and lotus, the cup is decorated with two figures playing weiqi and drinking tea, accompanied by an attendant tending to the tea. The interior of the foot is inscribed with an apocryphal Chenghua mark.
4 ¼ in. (10.7 cm.) high
Margaret and Raymond J. Horowitz Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1977.
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S. Valenstein, A Handbook of Chinese Ceramics, New York, 1989 ed., p. 210, no. 202.
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