Two Chaffers teabowls and saucers circa 1760-64

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Lot 157
Two Chaffers teabowls and saucers circa 1760-64

£ 320 - 400
US$ 400 - 500
Two Chaffers teabowls and saucers
circa 1760-64
one painted in underglaze blue and overpainted in green, red, yellow and pink with a simple Chinese riverscape including a hut on an island, the saucer with a swan, saucer 13cm (minor chips), the other painted with a famille rose peony branch and flying moths, red crowsfoot borders, saucer 12.5cm (tiny chip to saucer) (4)

Footnotes

  • Although the design is complete in blue and white, it is likely the overpainting was carried out at Chaffers' factory. For a related coffee cup see Bernard Watney (1997), fig. 101.
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