A Chinese export porcelain bowl decorated with a hand painted Chinese Imari pattern of a hollow blue rock and peony in iron red and peach enamel with gilding on an underglaze blue structure ground. The internal rim of the bowl has an iron red diaper and flower border with underglaze blue. There is a small central floral sprig. This footed small round bowl, with a maximum capacity of one pint.Some collectors may refer to this as a rice bowl. It dates to circa 1740, from the reign of the Emperor Qianlong. Some collectors may consider that this bowl could be Kangxi or Yongzheng.
It has a little minor damage: There is a small chip with short associated crack to the foot rim. A small glaze chip to the rim, four tight cracks and a hairline to the glaze on the inside.
Despite the damage it displays well and this is a most attractive and decorative item to add to any collection of 18th century antique Chinese porcelain. Height 2 7/16 inches (6.2 cm) Rim diameter 4 1/2 inches (11.4 cm) Foot Diameter 2 1/8 inches (5.4 cm) Weight 156 grammes unpacked Maximum capacity 1 pint. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Porcelain". The seller is "jockjen" and is located in this country: GB.
This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.