In very good condition, a tiny flake chip to one corner. Half of the chip is just glaze, the other half is shallow but does affect the body, in total c.5 x 3 mm.
Height : 7 cm (2 3/4 inches)
For a very similar octagonal beaker with the same mark dated to c.1690 see : Blanc de Chine (Introduction by John Ayres, Marchant & Son, 2006. ISBN 0-955-4009-0-2) page 151, plate 120. For a very similar Blanc de Chine Beaker with London Decoration of c.1700 to 1720 sold by R&G McPherson Antiques see our `Sold Items` 17976, for a Kangxi beaker of this design by Zhongtun shi (Mr. Zhongtun). For a similar English decorated blanc de chine beaker, also made by Zhongtun shi (Mr. Zhongtun) described as "painted in Holland" see : Ancient Chinese Trade Ceramics from The British Museum (Regina Krahl and Jessica Harrison-Hall, National Museum of History, Republic of China,1994. ISNB 957-00-3623-0) page 330, plate 149. For two similar London decorated blanc de chine porcelain beakers see : Chinese Export Ceramics (Rose Kerr, Luisa Mengoni, Ming Wilson, V&A Publishing 2011. ISBN 9781-85177-6320) page 99, plate 141. For the potters mark see : Blanc de Chine (P.J Donnelly, Faber and Faber, 1969) Page 358. For a very similar Blanc de Chine Porcelain beaker with the same potters mark also see Donnelly, Plate 31, top row second from the left.
Stock number: 23914.