Kangxi Blue and White Porcelain Cup Stand
Kangxi Blue and White Porcelain Cup Stand
Kangxi Blue and White Porcelain Cup Stand
Kangxi Blue and White Porcelain Cup Stand

Period of KANGXI (1662-1722)

Kangxi Blue and White Porcelain Cup Stand

1662 to 1722 China

Offered by Catherine Hunt Oriental Antiques

£200 gbp
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Chinese early 18th century - Kangxi period - blue and white saucer / cup stand.
Painted in underglaze blue to show the 'moon' or lunar' hare to the centre. the hare is symbol of immortality who lives on the moon with the goddess of the Moon Cheng E
Cheng E is supposed to have stolen the elixir of immortality and had fled to the moon where she had to live permanently
The blossom overhanging is a bough of prunus blossom also symbolising long life.
The underside is painted to show four character mark - hall of precious Jade
Small frits to the rim of the cup stand
Dimensions
Diameter 12.00 cm (4.72 inches)
Stock Code
6093
Medium
Porcelain
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