A Chinese porcelain blue and white tall wine cup, the ribbed bowl with flared rim, painted with a variety of flowering branches and flying insects emerging from lotus petals and below a border of triangular lines, the ribbed stem painted with two bands of scrolling flowers above a bulging band of flowering branches, all above a wide splayed ribbed foot, also with a band of flowering branches.
15.5 cm, 6 1/8 inches high.
Kangxi, 1662-1722

*Almost certainly inspired by a European glass wine cup.


condition: perfect

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