Chinese export teabowl & saucer, Japanese chrysanthemum pattern, C. 1750 - For Sale
Chinese export teabowl & saucer, Japanese chrysanthemum pattern, C. 1750
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Stock #: 1013431 Size: saucer 12cm
Price: AU$ 340.00
Chinese export teabowl & a similar saucer, of lobed and ribbed flower petal form, painted in the Japanese manner with panels of foliage framed by brocade patterns in gold with chrysanthemum flower head motif on a pale orange ground.
References: This was a popular pattern in Europe, and extensively copied at Worcester in the 18th century. The paleness of the ground is unusual, often being iron red instead. It is a faithful replica of the Japanese original C. 1700, ref. Impey 'Japanese export porc
Condition: hairline to cup, flaws to rims, saucer a marriage