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Chinese blue and white teabowl and saucer, Kangxi (1662-1722), decorated with 'Long Elizas', the central roundel with a seated lady in a walled garden within a broad band containing four pairs of Long Elizas interspersed with a floral spray.

The underside of the saucer with a double underglaze blue circle containing the character for Kangxi and the outer rim painted with four precious objects.

The pattern name is probably a Dutch invention 'Lange Lijzen' for this elongated woman who was one of the Eight Daoist Immortals, He Xiangu.


Diameter of saucer: 3 13/16in. (9.7 cm.), height of teabowl: 1 1/4in. (3.2cm.)

Condition report

Two minute frits to rim of saucer and piece out of teabowl reattached

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