FILTER RESULTS × Close
Skip to Content ☰ Open Filter >>

An Appreciation of Chinese Arts in Bryn Mawr College's Collections

Showing 7 of 18


Image of Cup

Bookmark and Share

Bookmark: http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/153044





Cup

Probably 19th century
Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration

2 in. x 2 3/4 in. (diameter) (5.08 cm x 6.99 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: TN.129
Geography: Asia, China
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Cups
Culture/Nationality: Chinese
Collection: Helen B. Chapin '15 Collection

Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keyword
This object has the following keywords:
  • Asian - Refers to the cultures of the continent of Asia, which is in the eastern hemisphere, and is bounded by the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Arctic Ocean, and is generally considered to be delimited on the west by the Ural Mountains. It also refers to the numerous islands off the coast of Asia.
  • Chinese - The cultures, styles, and periods characteristic of China. To specifically refer to the cultures of ancient Chine, use "Ancient Chinese."
  • cups - Open bowl-shaped vessels, used chiefly for drinking, often having one handle, but sometimes two handles or none, generally on a low foot-ring; also includes similar bowl-shaped vessels, generally without handles, resting on a stem and supported by a spreading foot. Occasionally made with a lid.
  • porcelain - A material comprising white clay, or "kaolin," and a feldspathic rock, that react when fired so the clay serves to hold the shape of the object and the rock fuses into a natural glass. In China, it includes any such ware that is highly fired enough to produce a ringing sound when struck. In Europe, it is limited to hard-fired ceramic that is translucent.
  • vessels - Containers designed to serve as receptacles for a liquid or other substance, usually those of circular section and made of some durable material; especially containers of this nature in domestic use, employed in connection with the preparation or serving of food or drink, and usually of a size suitable for carrying by hand.

Additional Images Click an image to view a larger version
Additional Image TN.129_BMC_s_3.jpg
TN.129_BMC_s_3.jpg

Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • Feed Your Head: Food as Material and Metaphor Bryn Mawr College , Nov 4, 2011 – Dec 20, 2011
  • An Appreciation of Chinese Arts in Bryn Mawr College's Collections Bryn Mawr College , Apr 23, 2002 – May 20, 2002
  • An Appreciation of East Asian Aesthetics Bryn Mawr College , Mar 23, 2000 – Apr 23, 2000

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/153044 |title=Cup |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=5/23/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

Showing 7 of 18


Your current search criteria is: Exhibition is "An Appreciation of Chinese Arts in Bryn Mawr College's Collections".

View current selection of records as: