1) Porcelain cup, decorated with cocks, hens and chickens feeding among the flowers and rocks.

Mark and period of Emperor Cheng Hua (1465-1487); 2) Porcelain dish, with pale yellow glaze. Mark and period of Emperor Cheng Te (1506-1521); 3) Lacquer dish, with inlaid and incised decoration of a dragon pursuing a flaming pearl, and with flower-scrolls on the inside and outside of the edge. Mark of Emperor Wan Li (1573-1619), dated 1595.

Provenance

1: Miss Honor Frost. 2 & 3: Bluett.


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