A Chinese famille rose eggshell tea bowl decorated with a qilin. Yongzheng period
Decorated in opaque enamels from the famille rose palette with four panels ; two with a bird perched on a tree branch, the other two panels with dense foliage and flower heads and a mythical beast (qilin), against a red and a yellow ground.
- Period :
- Yongzheng (1723-1735)
- 4.72 in. (12cm)
- Reference :
For a identical saucer, see A. V. Santos, 100 years of Chinese Export Porcelain, 2014-2015, p. 91, no. 93.