Lot 2051
A Group of Chinese Export Tea Porcelains
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
18th and 19th century, includes four tea cups with handles and one creamer, tallest tea cup with iron red and blue flowers blooming on leaf filled branches (3 1/8 in.)(nick to rim), a tea cup hand painted with a group of very colorful and fanciful birds under gilt and purple swag and green and gilt border (2 1/2 in.)(two hairline cracks at rim; repair at rim; a few minor rim nicks; rubbing and great loss to gilt at rim), a tea cup with a bird on a flowering plum tree (2 3/8 in.)(paper label to underside), a tea cup hand painted with rooster and large peonies blossoms (2 1/4 in.)(some small nicks at rim), and a small cream pitcher with hands over a Christian cross (2 7/8 in.)(possible restoration).

From the Collection of John and Barbara Suval, Fredericksburg, Virginia, by descent of Philip Suval Inc., founded 1896

Not examined under UV blacklight.