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Kangxi blue and white porcelain tea bowl and saucer

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Category
Period
Reference
5723
Diameter
13 cm (5")
Chinese 18th century blue and white moulded tea bowl and saucer. Made during the reign of the Emperor Kangxi. Rare decoration to the inside of the bowl. Made for export to Europe at the kilns at Jingdezhen.

excellent colour and potting. The painting is almost pencil painting where the colour is not totally blocked in but shaded with neat brush work. The decoration shows stylized scrolling foliage with lotus flowers

The rare part is to the inside of the tea bowl where the initials EE are surrounded by a wreath of leaf type decoration.

The edge around the saucer, top of the bowl both inside and outside has a border of leaves.

Both the bowl and saucer has double circle to the base around an elaborate Ding mark.

Saucer 13cm in diameter bowl 9cm in diameter and 5.25cm tall
Diameter
13 cm (5")
Year
1662 - 1722
Medium
Porcelain
Country
China
Provenance
From a private English collection where it had been bought from Guest and Gray. Provenance to the base
Condition
Perfect