A fine Chinese export ‘eggshell’ porcelain tea bowl and saucer, hand-painted in Famille Rose enamels with a peony roundel forming the center of a lotus-shaped reserve featuring lotus flowers and koi fish all within a pink cellwork ground, edged with a yellow lattice border with lotus blossom reserves.¬† The peony symbolizing wealth and nobility, the lotus purity, and the koi marital bliss and harmony.¬† Exemplifying the elegance of the ¬†Yongzheng period, circa 1730. The saucer measuring 4 1/2″ in diameter, the tea bowl 2 7/8″, both in very good condition. Ex-Nelson Kline Collection. $1,550.00.