Exquisite Blue White Porcelain Tea Cup and Saucer (18th c, Kangxi Era, Qing Dynasty) (清康熙青花楼阁花草杯碟). Artistic and classy addition to porcelain collection or as a home decor; extraordinary gift or present for a friend; or just use it to drink your favourite tea!
Size (diameter * height): 11.84 cm * 4.8 cm
Meaning: the patterns on this set of teacup is extremely rare and pretty. Traditional Chinese buildings and pavilions and beautiful flowers are artfully drawn by the artist on both the cup and the saucer, as if the saucer is a reflection of patterns on the cup (looking like the cup is floating on water). Artistic and imaginative.
Workmanship: incredible skill and sense of beauty. The hand-drawn patterns are well preserved. Just looking at it gives one joy and peace.
Condition: nicely preserved through 300 to 400 years of history. Unique - only one such set in the world!