A set of three Chinese porcelain famille rose tea bowls and saucers in the form of lotus leaves, the exterior of the cups and underside of the saucers in relief with flowering lotus branches and foliage on a ground of graduating red lotus petals, repeated on the saucer, the well of the cup and centre of the saucer with a peony bloom within a gilt spear head border.

Saucers 14 cm, cups 5.5cm diameter.

Qianlong, circa 1750.


Some tiny nibbles.

Provenance & Additional Information

  • Formerly in a Swiss private collection.