A Teabowl and Saucer with Putto, Polychrome Rim Panels

Circa 1710

Reference#: CEPF6

Diameter of teabowl: 2 9/16 inches (6.6 cm)
Diameter of saucer: 4 ¼ inches (10.9 cm)

painted in the center of each with a crouching cherub clasping a large stem of flowering lotus, the exterior of the cup and the interior of the saucer with an iron-red border decorated with lotus blossoms and patterned with gilt ‘fish-roe’ and leaves below a flowering vine border and a trellis diaper band around the rim.

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