Description & Technical information

Qianlong period
European Market
A rare Chinese export porcelain tankard, brightly decorated in famille rose enamels with animals and flowers, the handle in pale blue.
  This has some similarity to a small group of covered ewers of the period but this form is unusual.

Date:  1740
Period:  1600-1750, 18th century
Origin:  China
Medium: porcelain
Dimensions: 21 cm (8¹/₄ inches)
Provenance: The Popowich collection, formerly with Cohen & Cohen

Literature: References: Cohen & Cohen 2015, No 43 a larger example of this form with metal mounts.

Categories: Oriental and Asian Art