A good Chinese export mug, decorated in the Imari palette of underglaze blue with iron red enamel and gilding, and dating from the second quarter of the Eighteenth Century c 1725-1750. The outside of the mug is well decorated with a bird sitting on ornamental rockwork amidst peonies. The inside of the rim is also decorated with alternating diaper panels and flower heads. Height 11.8cm (4.7")
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