Chinese export porcelain tea bowl and saucer, c. 1730, Yongzheng reign, Qing dynasty - SOLD

  • Antique Chinese porcelain

Very rare and fine Chinese export porcelain “eggshell” tea bowl and saucer decorated in opaque enamels of the famille rose (falencai) palette, gilt and silver with a European riding a elephant with two attendants, c. 1735, Yongzheng reign, Qing dynasty.

Bibliography:

·A Winterthur Guide to Chinese Export Porcelain by A. M. Palmer, plate 5;

·Martin-Hurst Collection in “The Book of Famille Rose” by G. C. Williamson;

·China for the West by D. Howard and J. Ayers for a teabowl and saucer from the Mottahedeh Collection, fig. 197. 

Stock Number: 3.4043
This item is sold.