A Chinese porcelain famille verte hexagonal teacup and saucer, the saucer painted in the centre with a table displaying precious objects, vase with peacock, flower and coral, encircled by a border with three panels of boys and three panels of a bird perched on a branch, the cup similarly decorated, the underside of each with a ‘G’ mark within a double ring in underglaze blue.

1 7/8 inches, 4.8 cm high, 2 ½ inches, 5.8 cm diameter (cup); 4 3/8 inches, 10.9 cm diameter (saucer).

Kangxi, 1662-1722.


Cup cracked, saucer hair crack.

Provenance & Additional Information

  • A similar ‘G’ mark hexagonal cup and saucer is in the British Museum, no. Franks 894.