This is a beautiful pair of small saucer in the motif of a lotus flowers in a pond. On the saucer, it has a outstanding stalk of lotus flower standing upright in full bloom. Below it, there are also two smaller flowers in full bloom. One of the flowers to the left has the petals dropping off showing the green pod, suggesting that the season is probably near mid summer. Around it, to the left, two butterflies are seen flying around. The pair of saucer has a copper red Hongxian reign mark to the base. This date the pair of saucer to between 1915-1916 or later, to Hongxian’s short monarchy rule of only 83 days.
There is no crack, chip, glaze fritting, repair or restoration. Only minor pinholes and a minute pit, here and there, and nick to the base rim. Other than that, the pair of saucer is in good condition.
The dimension of the pair of saucer: The diameter is 10.8cm and the height is about 1.8cm
Please refer to our stock # R62111009 when inquiring.
Asian Porcelain & Pottery