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Chinese export eggshell porcelain tea bowl and saucer in famille rose (fencai) palette enamels, Yongzheng


Stock Number: 3.12198

Chinese export eggshell porcelain trunk cone form tea bowl and saucer decorated in opaque enamels from the famille rose (fencai) palette with three fan-shaped panels with flowers separated by yellow mosaic bands and in the centre a rooster, c. 1730, Yongzheng reign, Qing dynasty, d. of bowl 6 cm, 2 ½ in; d. of saucer 10,7cm, 4¼ in. 3.12198

Illustrated: 100 Years of Chinese Export Porcelain, by A. Varela Santos, 2014/2015, cat. 94.


• A tea bowl and saucer from the Mottahedeh Collection, is illustrated by D. Howard and J. Ayers, China for the West, London and New York, 1978, vol. I, no.151;

• Another tea bowl and saucer in the Hodroff Collection, illustrated by D. Howard, The Choice of the Private Trader, Minneapolis 1994, p.175, no.197;

Christie’s Pictorial History of Chinese Ceramics, by A. du Boulay, 1984 Oxford, p. 264, cat. 1 for a similar piece.

中國外銷瓷蛋殼瓷樹幹型帶托茶盌, 繪有三個扇形花屏, 分別由 黃色馬賽克寬帶隔開, 繪有一隻公雞, 約1730年, 清雍正,盌口徑6釐米,2½英吋;托盤直徑10.7釐米,4¼英吋。

插图: 百年中国外销瓷, 阿.瓦瑞拉.桑托斯, 2014/2015目錄, 編號94。


• 《西行中國 》,1978年倫敦和紐約出版,由 J. Ayers 與 D. Howard 配圖,第一卷圖151所示 Mottahedeh 藏品中一隻茶盌與托盤。

• 《私人貿易者的選擇 》,1994年明尼阿波利斯出版,由 D. Howard 配圖,第175頁圖197所示 Hodroff 藏品中另一茶盌與茶托。