19th C. Portuguese Market Armorial Chinese Export Egg Cups
A pair of Chinese export famille rose armorial egg cups. Guangxu period, last quarter 19th century.
The Portuguese arms are of Alberto de Magalhães Barros and Lanços Cerqueira de Araujo Queiroz.
Dimensions: Approximately 2¼” tall x 1⅞” diameter.
The execution of the decoration of these small objects is impressive.
The interior rim is decorated with a floral band.
The body has a pair of five-toed dragons, one oranged and one green, chasing flaming pearls and the family coat-of-arms.
The foot has a pair of coins alternating with a pair of vignettes.
Condition: In excellent condition consistent with age and usage.