Description & Technical information

European Market
from the Golden Gate Collection

A Chinese export porcelain cup and saucer painted in famille rose enamels with a scene of a European couple in an exterior setting.

This is one of many such scenes painted as entertainments for the Western markets. The print source for this has not been identified.

References: Hervouët & Bruneau 1986, No 7.47, a saucer.

Date:  Qianlong period circa 1750
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  China
Medium: Porcelain famille rose
Dimensions: 12 cm (4³/₄ inches)
Categories: Oriental and Asian Art