Tea Bowl and Saucer

Porcelain tea bowl and a saucer decorated with a colorful scene of two hens, cricket, bee, and flowering plants.
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  • Porcelain tea bowl and a saucer decorated with a colorful scene of two hens, cricket, bee, and flowering plants.

Date:

c. 1750

Artist:

China

About this artwork

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European Decorative Art

Title

Tea Bowl and Saucer

Origin

China

Date

1745–1755

Medium

Hard-paste porcelain with polychrome enamels and gilding

Inscriptions

No mark

Dimensions

Cup: 3.8 × 6.2 cm (1 1/2 × 2 17/16 in.); Saucer: 1.8 × 11.3 cm (7/8 × 4 7/16 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frederick S. Colburn

Reference Number

1958.240a-b

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