A lovely antique Chinese porcelain teacup and saucer with a central decoration of chrysanthemum, bamboo and daisy on pierced rock with lingzhi in a faded overglaze enamel with gold, red and black. In the border a classical decoration of geometrical patterns. The cup has an elaborate loop handle of European inspiration. Handcrafted in ancient China during the Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (before 1750). Guaranteed original and of the stated period.
Ex Christie's Nanking Cargo (auction in 1986, see lot 5152, last two photos of catalogue), and ex Christie’s sale 2637 (auction in 2004), lot 74 (with sticker).
Diameter saucer: 13 centimeter.
Diagonal cup with handle: 9,1 centimeter.
Condition: The saucer is in very good condition, without any damages or restorations. The cup has chips and a hairline, only from the rim. The condition is carefully checked with strong UV-light and bright translucent white light.
Shipping method: The items are securely packed and shipped with insurance, without wooden stand.
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- Saucer, Tea cup
- Qianlong (1736-1795)
- Region/ Country of origin
- Title of artwork
- Chrysanthemum, bamboo and daisy - Ex Christie's Nanking Cargo and sale 2637
- Fair condition, see description
- 0×13×13 cm