Sold Ceramics - Sold Blue and White wares since 1722 - Other wares - Page 1
Height 55 mm (2.17 inch), diameter of rim 95 mm (3.74 inch), diameter of footring 37 mm (1.46 inch), weight 86 grams (3.03 ounce (oz.))
Klapmuts or bowl on footring, flattened rim with with eight small indentations, decorated in underglaze blue with a flowering peony growing from pierced taihu (garden) rockwork and a single butterfly in flight on the rim with four flower sprays. On the inner rim five cartouches reserved on a cloud-pattern border and on the bottom a single lingzhi.
Condition: A tiny firing flaw to the footring and two fleabites to the rim.