Late 18th Century Sino Dutch dated and named tea bowl and saucer.
Dimensions:W: 12cm (4.7")H: 3.5cm (1.4")
A rare late 18th Century Sino Dutch named and dated tea bowl and saucer, the centre decorated with a crown above afilled shield flanked by leafy scrolls in red, yellow, blue and green, inscribed : Anno, RIRIPE, 1783, BERIRAND, black and gilt rope painted border, the rim with four oval panels decorated in blue with flowers and leafage on a geometric gilt hatched ground, the edge with a sepia and gilt panelled and hatched surround.The tea bowl conforming to the saucer. Saucer 12 cm diameter, tea bowl 3.5 cm high.
The tea bowl and saucer are in good condition, the saucer has very minor frit loss to the edge and there are a few areas where the gilding has been rubbed a little or has a scratch across.