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Chinese export porcelain miniature creamer and cover (from a child set) decorated in opaque enamels from the famille rose (fencai) palette with the European subject “Going to School”, gilt monogram EC, c. 1810/15, Jiaqing reign.

Stock Number: 4303

Unique Chinese export porcelain miniature creamer and cover (from a child set) decorated in opaque enamels from the famille rose (fencai) palette with the European subject “Going to School”, gilt monogram EC, c. 1810/15, Jiaqing reign, Qing dynasty, h. 10 cm, 4 1/8 in. 6.12072

Illustrated: Qing Export Porcelain, by A. Varela Santos, 2015/2016, cat. 130.

Provenance: The initials EC are from Eliza Caldwell (1807-1885), who befriended President Abraham Lincoln after her marriage to Orville H Browning in 1836.

Bibliography:

China for the West, by D.S. Howard and J. Ayers, London and New York 1978, p. 91;

La Porcelaine des Compagnies des Indes a Décor Occidental, by F. & N. Hervouët and Y. Bruneau, p. 92;

A Winterthur Guide to Chinese Export Porcelain, by A.M. Palmer, New York 1976, p. 91 for a similar child’stea set decorated with children playing, noting “a closely related set was brought to Philadelphia from China by Henry Hollingsworth around 1800”.

珍稀的中國外銷瓷粉彩袖珍帶蓋奶壺(出自為小孩定制的茶具),紋飾為“上學去”的歐洲圖案,並繪有描金字母EC,約1810至1815年,清嘉慶,高10釐米,4 1/8英吋。

插图:《清代外銷瓷》, 阿.瓦瑞拉.桑托斯, 2015/2016,目录 130。

藏品來源:大寫字母EC代表Eliza Caldwell (1807-1885),她在1836年與Orville H. Browning喜結 連理,婚後與亞伯拉罕. 林肯總統成為朋友。

参考文献:

•《西行中國》,作者D.S. Howard及J. Ayers,1978年倫敦及紐約出版,參見第91頁;

•《帶有歐洲圖案的中國瓷器》,作者F. & N. Hervouët及Y. Bruneau,參見第92頁;

•《溫特圖爾中國外銷瓷器導讀》,作者A.M. Palmer, 1976年紐約出版,參見第91頁一套繪有嬉戲孩 童的相似兒童茶具 ,並附有備註“Henry Hollingsworth在1800年前後從 中國帶去費城一套與此相關 聯的茶具。”