Famille verte mustard cup and cover with metal mounts, mid-Kangxi (1662-1722), decorated in enamels to the body with blooming chrysanthemum and daisies, with insects and a bird in flight, a band of green stippled ground with lotus, peony and butterflies above, the lid with finely painted spray of blossom and band of green stippled ground, the foot with a band of stiff leaves in iron red.
Height: 9.8cm. (3 3/4in.); diameter (including handle): 10.8cm. (4 1/4in.)
Loss of enamels to base of the pot and small break in metal mount around rim of lid