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A good small Chinese mug, Kangxi

A good small Chinese mug, Kangxi

Code: 250565


An attractive small Chinese mug with square profile handle, decorated in underglaze blue, and dating from the Kangxi period.  The body of the mug is decorated with a variety of containers and precious objects, and the rounded lower section with flower sprays.  Height 9.2cm (3.6")

This shape of mug, with the rounded lower section, is sometimes referred to as a cappuchine.

Date: Kangxi c 1700-20

Condition: this mug is in excellent, undamaged condition.  The small uneven area which can be seen at the rim is not a chip - it is under the glaze and was introduced during manufacture.