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

  • Antique Chinese porcelain

Very rare Chinese export porcelain “eggshell” tea bowl and saucer  decorated in opaque enamels of the famille rose palette (falencai)  with an European boat waiting the arrival of the Chinese pilot to take her to Canton on the banks of Pearl River; on the left bank a pagoda, c. 1730, Yongzheng reign, Qing dynasty.

Bibliography:

·China for the West by D. Howard and J. Ayers, Mottahedeh Collection, USA, cat. 215 for a tea pot and a plate;

·The Choice of the Private Trader by D. S. Howard, Hodroff Collection, cat.158 for a teapot.

Stock Number: 3.4044A
This item is sold.