Lot 2055
Two Chinese Tea Bowls with Saucers
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
18th century, one is an export tea bowl and saucer decorated with iron red and gilt patterns around the rim and encircling the center, surrounded by four scholarly and Buddhist motifs (very minor nick to rim of saucer and foot rim of cup) and a tea bowl and saucer decorated in the Imari palette with a scenic riverside scene and floral and pattern border around the rim (a rim glaze defect to cup; some very minor nicks to foot rim of cup).

Tea Bowl 1 1/2 in.; Saucer 5 3/8 in. diameter

Private Collection, New London, North Carolina

Published in Allen's Authentication of Later Chinese Porcelain, fig. 133.1.

Not examined under UV blacklight.