Double-walled ling long teabowl of circular form, the outer wall carved with three openwork peony flowerheads and foliage, on a fluted and petal moulded foot, the base with openwork cash motif, covered in a cream glaze.

2 7/8 inches, 7.3 cm diameter.

Late Ming dynasty, circa 1640.


  • From the collection of Captain J. Meuldijk, The Netherlands.
  • An identical cup was included by Marchant in their exhibition of Blanc de Chine, 1985, no. 84, p. 36; another, without a fluted foot rim, in The Victoria and Albert Museum, is illustrated by W. B. Honey in Guide to Later Chinese Porcelains, 1927, plate 109C.


Enquire About This Item

Enquiry Form

Bi-Monthly Newsletter Subscription