Blue and White Saucer and Cup Set

£200.00

A set of blue and white glazed ceramic cup and saucer from the Chinese Kangxi Period. The saucer and the cup feature a lovely floral decoration, divided into eight panels, with thin floral band at the rim. The style of the pattern is designed purposely for exported porcelains, as it is not a traditional Chinese design.

Date: Late 17th century AD
Period: Kangxi Period, Qing Dynasty
Provenance: From the 'Blue Chrysanthemum Wreck'; lost in the South China sea, recovered in 2014.
Condition: Very fine condition. Some chipping and light abrasions, dulling of glazed surfaces due to seawater exposure.

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Product Code: FP-151
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The Kangxi period (1662-1722) was one of the most productive period of Chinese ceramics. Blue and White glazed porcelain is probably the most immediately recognisable art production which flourished under this period. Blue-and-white porcelain was particularly admired by the Imperial court, and it was produced for both domestic use and for export outside China. Numerous examples of Kangxi porcelain have been recovered in many European collections, testifying the great popularity held by Chinese Blue and White porcelain. Both imperial and non-imperial wares display high quality of material, craftsmanship, design, painting quality and aesthetic appeal.

To find out more about the Blue and White Kangxi pottery please see our relevant blog post: Chinese Kangxi Blue and White Shipwreck Pottery.

Weight 146.2 g
Dimensions W 13 x H 4.5 cm
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