London, South Kensington
11 November 2015
A FAMILLE ROSE CUP AND SAUCER
YONGZHENG PERIOD (1723-1735)
The cup and saucer are each delicately enamelled with a star-shaped cartouche comprising a boy with a ruyi-sceptre approaching an elegant lady seated in an interior, while a lady-in-waiting stands beside her and a cat is at her feet.
The saucer, 5 ¼ in. (13.2 cm.) diam.
With a 'van Halm & van Halm, London' paper label.
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