Drove House Antiques, Ian and Brigid Rodgers
Blanc de Chine peony cup Shunzhi

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A blanc de Chine peony-moulded cup from Dehua kilns, Shunzhi

A blanc de Chine peony-moulded cup from Dehua kilns, Shunzhi

14403b

14403c

Description

A good quality and well-moulded Chinese blanc de Chine cup dating from the Shunzhi period.  The cup is of a milk-white colour and is moulded in the form of a large cupped veined leaf, and moulded with peony branches and flowers rising from the base. The foot is formed by the base of the branches, and has central veining. Diameter 8.5cm (3.4")

The final photograph shows the effect of shining a light inside the cup, and shows the translucent body and the floral moulding. 

A pair of identical cups were included as part of the exhibition of blanc de Chine held at London specialists Marchantís in 2006, where they were dated to 1640-1660

Dating: Shunzhi 1644 - 1661

Condition:

There is one small filled rim chip (see images) and an associated short (1cm) hairline.  No other damage.
 

 

Price: £175

Our reference: 14403 Please use this reference when contacting us about this item

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