A Chinese porcelain minyao famille rose hexagonal wine cup. Six character sealmark of Jiaqing in iron-red and of the period, 1796-1820. photo Marchant

painted with five standing officials and an attendant pulling a wheeled chair in a continuous landscape scene with fencing and rockwork, the interior with flower sprays of lotus, chrysanthemum, peony, winter sweet and others, all encircling a day lily in the well beneath a gilt rim. 3 inches, 7.6cm diameter. Price on application

From the Auty Collection, Bristol.

A similarly decorated Jiaqing wine cup in the British Museum is illustrated by Soame Jenyns in Later Chinese Porcelain: The Ch’ing Dynasty (1644-1912), no. 1, pl. CX1.

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