REF No. 6709 GG
GG: Chinese export porcelain famille rose cup and saucer
Yongzheng period circa 1735
Diameter of Saucer: 4½ inches; 11.5cm
from the Golden Gate Collection
A Chinese export porcelain cup and saucer decorated in famille rose enamels with a central medallion of a seated dog surrounded by three leaf reserves with roosters and peonies on a blue ground.
The special feature of this piece is the rare ‘lapis lazuli’ enamel ground as well as the depiction of the Chinese spotted hound.
References: Williamson 1970, plate VI, four items with identical decoration from this teaservice, in the Martin Hurst collection; Howard & Ayers 1978, No 144, a saucer.
This item is currently located in the USA and may be subject to additional shipping and import charges if shipped outside the USA. However, this also means it is NOT subject to any tariffs on Chinese-made goods entering the USA.