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Chinese famille rose teabowl & saucer

Code: 230406    

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A Chinese teabowl and saucer, finely potted and translucent, decorated in famille rose enamels, and dating from the Yongzheng period.  Both the tea bowl and the saucer are decorated with a scene of two elegant women next to a rockwork table on which is sitting a hare or rabbit, and surrounded by flowering plants.  The standing woman is holding an object in her hand which might be a peach.  (Both the hare and the peach are symbols of longevity.)  Saucer diameter 10.5cm (4.1")

Dating: Yongzheng (1723-35)

Condition.  Both the teabowl and saucer are in exellent, undamaged, condition.  The enamels are also in very good condition as can be appreciated from our pictures with only very minor rubbing.

Chinese famille rose teabowl & saucer
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