CATALOGUE NUMBER 0057
BLUE & WHITE TAZZA
KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)
Diameter: 6 ¾ inches
The Chinese Porcelain Company, Ltd., New York, 1995
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.