Six Chinese famille verte teabowls and saucers, Yongzheng (1723-35), each moulded in the shape of a flower, the saucers and teabowl interiors decorated with a central beribboned cornucopia containing chrysanthemum and grasses, the saucer rims and teabowl exteriors with large stylised chrysanthemum heads amongst scrolling foliage and leafy tendrils.
Diameter of saucer: 11cm. (4 1/4in.); diameter of teabowl: 7cm. (2 5/8in.)
One teabowl with a hairline, one teabowl with a small chip, one saucer with a chip and associated hairline, a couple of minute frits to teabowls and saucers.
Joseph M. Morpurgo, Amsterdam, 22nd October 1991.