Two Chinese export porcelain figures of mandarins with nodding heads. Circa 1740, Qianlong reign, Qing dynasty - SOLD

  • Antique Chinese porcelain

Two superb Chinese export porcelain figures of mandarins with nodding heads decorated in Famille Rose (falencai) palette opaque enamels.

Circa 1740, early in the Qianlong reign, Qing dynasty.

Height: 30 cm, 12 in.

Provenance: 

•Ionides Collection, Buxted Park, Sussex.

Literature:

•Illustrated in Chinese Export Art in the 18th Century by M. Joudain and R. S. Jenyns, figure 7.

Stock Number: 7.4021
This item is sold.