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Linda R. Shulsky
Sherds of Chinese Porcelain Found at Old Mobile

Ceramics in America 2004

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  • Figure 1
    Figure 1

    Fluted cups, China, early eighteenth century. Porcelain. Left: H. 3". (Photos, courtesy of the author.) The exterior is decorated with delicate flowers over the glaze.

  • Figure 2
    Figure 2

    Interior of the cups illustrated in fig. 1. Overglaze flowers ornament the interior surfaces, as well.

  • Figure 3
    Figure 3

    Cup, China, early eighteenth century. Porcelain. H. 2 ". This hexagonal cup is adorned on the exterior with a floral decoration.

  • Figure 4
    Figure 4

    Base of the cup illustrated in fig. 4 displaying unidentified underglaze mark.

  • Figure 5
    Figure 5

    Box, China, early eighteenth century. Porcelain. D. 4 1/8". (Courtesy, Stamen Collection.) This small fluted container, provided for comparative purposes, is similarly decorated with a delicate floral motif.