CUP & SAUCER .
This set illustrates a rare and fine example of the Chinese Taste, and therefor differing in every way from the elaborately decorated pieces intended for the european maket . Very finely shaped to ressemble a flower : 6 sides with rounded corners . Deocration done in very fine FAMILLE ROSE , illustrating a fisherman's family, fishing in the Yellow River , on a sampan . All watched by 2 elder men drinking tea on the border of the river.
Period : YONGZHENG : 1723 - 1735 .
Refer.: " The Book of the Famille Rose " , G. Williamson , pl. XVI .
Perfect condition .