Tou-ts'ai enamel cups with chicken motif

Ming dynasty, Ch'eng-hua period (A.D. 1466-1488)
Height: 3.8 cm Depth: 3.3 cm Mouth diameter: 8.3 cm Footrim: 3.8 cm

The Ch'eng-hua period is noted for its colorful porcelains. This pair of cups is particularly beautiful in both color and design; their soft lines have been appreciated by connoisseurs for generations.

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