5 Asian porcelain cups including Chinese and Southeast Asian, Ming and Qing Dynasty periods. 1st item: Wine cup with exterior iron red decoration of carp, interior with sancai type glaze wheel design, blue underglaze mark to underside. Possibly Yong Zheng. 1 5/8" H. 3/4" hairline to side, some tiny chips and light staining to rims. 2nd item: Blanc de chine footed wine or tea cup with scalloped sides, blue character mark to underside, 1 3/4" H. A few small dark spots to interior, minute chips to underside of foot. 3rd item: Wine cup with flared rim, underglaze blue and white floral decoration to exterior and additional decoration to interior. Marked on underside. 1 1/4" H. Tiny chips to rims and footring. 4th item: Teacup or wine cup with underglaze blue line decoration to rim, the interior with figural decoration, possibly a grasshopper with human head. 1 3/4" H. Scattered tiny rim and footring chips, a few tiny firing flaws. 5th item: Wine cup with underglaze blue decoration of two birds in a tree. Interior decorated with bird or other symbol. Marked on underside. 1 5/8" H. Couple of 1/16" rim chips. Provenance: Purchased from Chinese nationals by a U.S. government employee, working in Southeast Asia shortly after the Cultural Revolution. CONDITION: See item description.
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