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BLUE & WHITE TAZZA
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CATALOGUE NUMBER 0057

BLUE & WHITE TAZZA

KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)

 

DIMENSIONS

Diameter: 6 ¾ inches

 

PROVENANCE

The Chinese Porcelain Company, Ltd., New York, 1995

 

CATALOGUE NOTES

Export tazza, the center of the top is painted with a hexagonal panel containing lush peony blooms. The central panel is enclosed by pointed petals that contain either a trellis motif, a chrysanthemum bloom or a large blue gu-form vase that holds a delicate blossom. The tall foot is decorated with a stiff leaf band that echoes the motif found on the gu.