Chinese export porcelain group of a standing immortal with an attendant, Qianlong.

  • Antique Chinese porcelain

Chinese export porcelain group of a standing immortal with an attendant decorated in under-glaze cobalt blue (qinghua), c. 1740, Qianlong reign, Qing dynasty, h. 17 cm, 6¾ in.  7-20369 

Literature:

• The Nanking Cargo, sold at Christie’s Amsterdam in 1986, lots 5743 to 5746, for similar figures;

• The Geldermalsen [sunk in 1752], History and Porcelain, by C. Jörg, Groningen 1986, pp. 100/101 for similar figures;

• Oriental Ceramics at the Cape of Good Hope, 1652-1795, by C.S. Woodward, Cape Town 1974, p. 47, cat. 71 for a figure of this type recovered from the wreck of Middelburg sunk in 1780;

• The Hatcher Porcelain Cargoes, The Complete Record (1643/46-1752), by C. Sheaf and R. Kilburn, Oxford 1988, p. 157, fig. 206 for a a group of similar figures from the 1752 wreck;

• Chinese and Japanese Works of Art in the Collection of Her Majesty the Queen, by J. Ayers, 2016 London, vol. 1, pp. 90/91 for a standing lady 17,9 cm high, two standing women with infants 15,3 cm high, and two seated women holding infants 14 cm high dated first half of the 18th century;

• The Cà Mao Shipwreck [c. 1725] Porcelain from the Collection of Dr Zelnik, cover with a pair of standing figures: she holding a fan and decorated in under-glaze cobalt blue and he decorated in under-glaze pale green. 

中國外銷瓷青花神仙像,像中神仙站立攜隨從,約1740年,清乾隆,高17釐米,6¾英吋。

參考文獻:

 å—京號瓷器,1986年佳士得阿姆斯特丹,參見拍品號5743至5746近器;

《海爾德馬爾森號(1752年沉沒),歷史及瓷器》,作者C. Jörg,1986年格羅寧根出版,參見100/101頁近器;

《1652-1795,好望角的東方陶瓷》,作者C.S. Woodward,1974年開普敦出版,參見第47頁編號71

1780年米德爾堡市打撈的相似塑像一件;

《Hatcher號瓷器全錄(1643/46-1752年)》,作者C. Sheaf及R. Kilburn,1988年牛津出版,參見第157頁圖206一組與1752年打撈的相似塑像。

《英女王藏中日藝術品》,作者J. Ayers,2016年倫敦出版,見卷一,90-91頁一件高17.9釐米 çš„仕女立像,兩件高15.3釐米的抱孩婦女立像,和兩件高14釐米的抱孩婦女坐像,以上塑像皆作於十八世紀上半葉。                                                                                                                 

Stock Number: 3761