A rare and large Chinese famille rose tea bowl and saucer, from the Martin Hurst Collection and published in The Book of Famille Rose
Of unusual large size, decorated in the famille rose palette, with two huntsmen wearing yellow hats, one with a yellow coat and the other with a rose coat. The servant wears a pale-green coat and breeches of rose color. The border is of black diaper work with a formal gold floral ornament.
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722)
- 5.31 in. (13.5 cm, saucer)
- Reference :
-Martin Hurst Collection (no. 1060), and published in 1970 in The Book of Famille Rose (Williamson, 1970)
- Loan Exhibition, Dorchester Hotel (London), May, 28th /June, 18th 1931
This tea bowl is published by George C. Williamson in The Book of Famille Rose (1970,Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland, plate VII).