Sold Ceramics - Sold Blue and White Kangxi Period 1662-1722 - Tea, Coffee and Chocolate wares - Page 1
Teacup and saucer
Height of teacup 43 mm (1.69 inch), diameter of rim 65 mm (2.56 inch), diameter of footring 30 mm (1.18 inch)
Height of saucer 20 mm (0.79 inch), diameter of rim 115 mm (4.53 inch), diameter of footring 60 mm (2.36 inch)
Teacup and saucer on footrings. Moulded walls with scalloped rims. Decorated in underglaze blue in the centre of the saucer in a round shaped medallion with a figure on horseback riding though a rocky landscape, on the sides wide and small moulded, petal-shaped, panels filled with flowering plants alternating with a single stem. Round the rim a trellis pattern border with panels filled with herons. On the reverse wide and small moulded, petal-shaped, panels filled with riverscapes and stripes. The teacup is decorated en suite.
Condition teacup: Four tiny fleabites and a few tiny.
Condition saucer: A fleabite, a frit and a few < 1 mm (0.039 inch) spots on the rim, caused by popped bubbles of glaze during the firing process.
Not illustrated object 2010552, another identically shaped, sized and decorated, sold teacup and saucer.