The bowl is moulded and decorated as a lotus blossom with incised overlapping petals. The hollow stem is inscribed with black enamel reading Daqing Guangxu wunian an wei taihu fujin qiu cao jinian bei, which can be translated as '5th year of the Guangxu period of the Great Qing, Commemorative Cup of the Autumn Harvest, near Taihu in Anhui'.

5.3/4 in. (14.5 cm.) wide

Private English Collection, acquired prior to 2000
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