A good quality and attractive Chinese teabowl and saucer, finely potted and translucent, decorated with overglaze blue enamel, and dating from the Qianlong period. The teabowl and saucer are both decorated with delicate flowering branches, and with birds. The veins of the leaves and the petals on the flowers have been created by drawing into the blue enamel with a fine point before firing. The birds are outlined in black enamel. The rims of both the teabowl and saucer have a fine line of gilding. Saucer diameter 11.4 cm (4.5”)
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