A Chinese famille rose eggshell tea bowl decorated with a cockerel. Yongzheng period
Chinese export eggshell porcelain tea bowl and saucer, decorated with borders in green, blue, and pink with three reserves with peonies and chrysanthemum, the centre with a cockerel standing on a rock surrounded by peonies and painted in opaque enamels from the famille rose (Fencai) palette.
- Period :
- Yongzheng (1723-1735), ca. 1730
- 4.33 in. (11.5 cm, saucer)
- Reference :
An identical tea bowl is illustrated by George C. Williamson in The Book of Famille Rose, Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland, 1970, pl. V.