Small Chinese cup

by Will
(Folsom CA)

Among my small collection, I have a cup with an unfamiliar mark on the bottom. I was wondering if anyone could shed some light on it.



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Chinese cup
by: peter

It is difficult to tell the age of this from these pictures alone, but it could be about mid-Qing (Qianlong, Jiaqing, Daoguang) in my view.

The mark is a "Fu" (happiness) mark, also called "Fuku" in Japanese. You will find it also on Japanese porcelain, as this one is another one they did and still are adding to their porcelain. I tell you this because your other items are Japanese. This cup is Chinese.

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