Blue and white ceramic cup with greenish tint to glaze. On outside and inside in underglaze blue there are floral patterns and concentric circles. On the bottom in blue there are two chinese characters meaning "expensive". Raised foot rim. Incrustation on surface in small rows of brown cell-like units typical of ceramics found in the river at Ayutthaya. Probably 16th century, perhaps as early as 15th century. Ming.
Estate of Elizabeth Lyons, Keeper of the East Asian Collections, University Museum
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