Pater Gratia Oriental Art

Chinese Export Porcelain Polychrome decorated Saucer Yongzheng period

Chinese Export Porcelain Polychrome decorated Saucer Yongzheng period


browse these categories for related items...
Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Ceramics: Chinese Export: Pre 1800: Item # 1332042

Please refer to our stock # 2011980 when inquiring.
Pater Gratia Oriental Art
View Seller Profile
Groningen
The Netherlands
Phone 0031627223416

Guest Book
 €349 
Saucer China c.1730 Height 33 mm (1.30 inch), diameter of rim 155 mm (6.10 inch), diameter of footring 90 mm (3.54 inch), weight 114 grams (4.02 ounce (oz.)) Saucer on footring with spreading sides. Decorated in overglaze iron-red, gold and black enamel with two birds perched on a rock flanked by various flowering plants and a butterfly in flight. Round the rim a floral scroll border with flower heads. The reverse is undecorated. This saucer is a good example of a very varied group from the Yongzheng period (1723-36) painted with birds and insects which was probably appreciated by 18th century Chinese as well as Western buyers. Condition: Wear to the decoration, three hairlines, two fleabites a frit and a frit with a connected hairline to the rim. A X-shaped hairline to the base.