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Chinese Export Porcelain Bell Shaped Mug, Ca. 1760

China 1760

Very fine quality Chinese porcelain mug with all over raised molded vignette outlines, butterflies, flowers, sprigs and bamboo. There are 4 small vignettes of roosters and song birds and one large vignette with an interior scene of domestic life. The rim and base have under glaze blue designs.

Price

SOLD

Condition

Excellent except for the usual rubbing of the gold on the raised vignette outlines

Measurements

5" high, 4" diameter, 5 1/2" long

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