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A London-decorated Chinese export coffee cup, Qianlong

A London-decorated Chinese export coffee cup, Qianlong

Code: 271208

£245.00 Approx $341.23, €281.29

A Chinese export coffee cup with London decoration of flower sprays, a caterpillar and other insects. There is a single flower spray painted inside the cup. Brown-painted rim.   The decoration on this is very similar to that on the London-decorated teapot stand we are offering (our stock number 271211) and was probably painted by the same hand. Height 6.5 cm. (2.6")

Provenance: Collection label for Jill McNeile to the base.

Date: Qianlong circa 1755 to 1765

Condition: this cup is in good condition. There is a little roughness to the rim and a few glaze faults at the foot rim.