Description In addition to having sprays of flowers painted in blue, these pieces are decorated with raised prunus blossoms. The molded decoration could have been inspired either by a Chinese prototype or by a Meissen copy of a Chinese ware.
- Pearls on a String: Artists, Patrons, and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Asian Art Museum, San Francisco. 2015-2016.
Provenance Acquired by Henry Walters, Baltimore; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Inscriptions [Factory Mark] On cup and saucer: Intertwined Lls; [Date] Letter on cup: e (1757); Letter on saucer: F (1758); [Decorator's Mark] On cup: F (Fontaine); On saucer: H and Y (Houry and Fouré)
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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