Offered for sale is a Chinese Export blue and white Nanking porcelain rice or soup bowl with handles and footed stand/cover. The bowl and stand are decorated in nicely painted underglaze cobalt blues with forefinger handles and thumb rests.
The set is in excellent condition with minor chipping to the rim of the stand. These pieces are part of an important collection that was assembled by a prominent Nashville collector over 50 years ago, most of the collection having been purchased from leading New England galleries.
Size of Bowl: 2 ¼" Height by 5 ¼" Diameter (handle to handle).