One of a set of five porcelain wine cups in a set with flaring mouths and recessed bases, decorated with enamel over clear glaze on the exterior. A dragon chasing a flaming pearl is painted among clouds below a band of cloud pattern. These wine cups were usually used as part of the ritual implements for offerings and placed in front of an altar.
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