Overglaze Enamel Painted Chinese Porcelain Teacup

One mended, handleless, and slightly fluted teacup made of Chinese porcelain. There is a European-style red enamel decoration painted over the glaze featuring a single dragonfly in the center of the interior bowl and a red vine-like border along the interior, scalloped rim. The exterior surface has traces of a decoration featuring several large roses in pink or light purple surrounded by gilded leaves outlined in black or dark green. Additional base, body, and and rim fragments featuring this design are present. The rim diameter is approximately 8.5 cm. and the base diameter is approximately 4 cm.

7 Hanover Square

Manhattan, 7 Hanover Square

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