A Chinese porcelain doucai decorated 'Chicken' cup, Chenghua period style
A Chinese porcelain doucai decorated 'Chicken' cup, Chenghua period style. Of circular form with flared sides, the exterior decoration outlined in underglaze blue filled with overglaze iron red, green and yellow depicting cockrells, hens and chicks between rocky outcrops issuing flowing peonies and cockscomb enclosed within concentric bands in underglaze blue to the rim and foot with both the interior and underside depicting a single rooster. Marked with eight horizontal characters to both sides of the rim. 3.3 in (8.3 cm) diameter.
Auction Date: March 2015