A Rare Pair of Mexican Market Famille Rose Tea Bowls and Saucers Yongzheng C1735
Each decorated in bright enamels with a Double Headed Eagle
Diameter saucer; 4 1/2″ (11.4 cm)
Condition; Small frits and haircracks
The Double Headed Eagle is a symbol of the St Augustinian Order
Philip II (1527-98) of Spain granted the Spanish Augustinian Order in the Philippines the privilege of using the Hapsburg eagle as their emblem.
The Spanish Augustinians were soon established in Manila and also in Macao, Mexico and India