Overglaze Enamel Painted Chinese Porcelain Teacup Base/Body Sherd

(1720 - 1830)

Chinese-export porcelain teacup base/body sherd with overglaze enamel painted decoration on the exterior body. The exterior is painted in the famille rose color palette, or possibly rouge-de-fer. There is a floral decoration with some gilding on the exterior. The teacup has a tall footring with light, visible wear on the unglazed edge. Consists of two mended sherds.

7 Hanover Square

Manhattan, 7 Hanover Square

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