1388 & 1389-1
1388 & 1389-1

1388 & 1389-2
1388 & 1389-2

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1388 & 1389-8

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1388 & 1389-1

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PAIR OF CAFÉ-AU-LAIT-GROUND FAMILLE VERTE CUPS AND SAUCERS
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CATALOGUE NUMBERS 1388 & 1389

PAIR OF CAFÉ-AU-LAIT-GROUND FAMILLE VERTE CUPS AND SAUCERS

KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)

DIMENSIONS

Diameter of stands: 4 ¼ inches

 

PROVENANCE
  • Luis Alegria, Portugal, 2001

  • Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York (according to label)

 

CATALOGUE NOTES

Pair of famille verte and caf‚ au lait cups and saucers. The saucers, decorated in famille verte with a lotus pond, with swimming carp beneath the water, and a songbird perched on a reed. The reverse, with flowering sprigs painted on a cafe au lait ground. The cups are similarly decorated inside and out, with exterior decoration painted in famille verte upon a caf‚ au alit ground. The underfoot of each saucer bears a chop mark. The underfoot of each cup bears an apocryphal mark of a rabbit.