Jingdezhen Hand-Painted Dragon Porcelain Teacup
A powerful red dragon coils through the clouds over the sea to bring a blessing of rain around the sides of this large personal teacup, hand-painted on soft white suet jade porcelain.
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The dragon is a highly important symbol of strength in Chinese art and culture, and was often used in antiquity to represent the emperor. Painted in detail over a base of high-quality Jingdezhen suet jade porcelain, this teacup is a finely handcrafted work of art in a classic style. A ring of gold paint loops the cup’s raised foot for a subtle touch of extra refinement.
Matches the Jingdezhen Hand-Painted Phoenix Porcelain Teacup, sold separately. Phoenix-and-Dragon themed gifts are often given as wedding presents.
- Origin: Jingdezhen City (景德镇市), Jiangxi Province, China
- Material: Glazed porcelain
- Capacity: 150mL