Antique 18C Chinese Porcelain Blue and White Tea Bowl Cup Deer Rock
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Condition Report: Saucer with minimal fritting only and some frits/chips to base rim. Cup with 1 chip and some fritting to rim and base rim118x18mm and 72x43mm DXH
18th century blue and white cup and saucer, in moulded form, with a scene of a deer in a landscape with rocks and tree. Thinly potted.
The graceful and beautiful deer is not included in the Chinese zodiac but does feature in paintings. It symbolizes longevity and riches as deer were believed to live to a great age. Lù means ‘good fortune’ and ‘government salary’, and lù is also another word for ‘precious jade’. The god of longevity is often shown accompanied by deer; it was reputed to be able to locate the herbs of immortality.
Source: Stallard, R. Chinasage: All about China. Retrieved from the Chinasage website.
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|Region of Origin|
|China Dynasty Period||
Qing (1661 – 1912)
Saucer with minimal fritting only and some frits/chips to base rim. Cup with 1 chip and some fritting to rim and base rim118x18mm and 72x43mm DXH
Porcelain & Pottery