Fine Antique Chinese Porcelain Cup & Saucer, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Unusual and rare Chinese porcelain cup and saucer, finely decorated with a lotus pond (symbolizing purity of heart, fidelity, creativity and enlightenment) – painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze. The back is marked.
! Last photo: example of a similar cup and saucer on „1stDIBS“
Condition: the saucer has a small chip with a hairline (photo 16), the cup has small frits and a hairline (photo 6) on the rim – further only the typical traces of production and use, see photos.
Cup, diameter: ca. 8.5 cm
Saucer, diameter: ca. 13.5 cm