A fine pair of Chinese export porcelain blanc-de-chine libation cups, each modeled in the form of a lotus blossom (the symbol of purity) with butterflies and insects, both raised upon a scalloped base, the underside centered with the base of the stem of the blossom.  Measuring 2 1/4″ x 3 1/2″ and in good condition; one with a firing line to the wall of the cup.  18th century.