Chinese Tea Bowl or Wine Cup, Kangxi, c.1700

 

This Chinese Kangxi tea bowl or wine cup is painted in underglaze blue with panels of stylised flowers beneath a border of demi-flower heads. The border is repeated around the moulded interior. The interior base is painted with a blue circle enclosing a jumping boy holding a long-stemmed flower.

Provenance: An English Private Collection.

Condition: Fritting to the footrim and a tiny firing crack to the base. No other damage and no restoration.

Dimensions: Diameter 6.3 cm

 

 
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