Description & Technical information

English or American Market
Saucer diameter: 5½ inches; 14cm
Cup diameter: 3½ inches; 9cm

An unusual Chinese export cup and saucer with a European subject border, possibly copying an English porcelain original, painted in sepia tones on a sepia wash, with gilt borders.

Date:  1810
Period:  19th century, Jiaqing period
Origin:  China
Medium: porcelain
Dimensions: 14 cm (5¹/₂ inches)
Literature: References: Hervouet & Bruneau 1986, p242, No 14.14 another cup and saucer from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Categories: Oriental and Asian Art