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Chinese export porcelain punch bowl with Masonic symbols in enamels of the famille rose (fencai) palette, Qianlong reign

Stock Number: 4198

Very rare and fine Chinese export porcelain punch bowl with Masonic symbols inside and out beneath series of narrow neoclassical borders, decorated in lime green, black, gilt and iron-red opaque enamels of the famillerose palette (fencai), c. 1780, Qianlong reign, Qing dynasty, ø 40 cm, 15¾ in. 6.12063

Illustrated: Qing Export Porcelain, by A. Varela Santos, 2015/2016, cat. 103.


Philadelphians and the China Trade 1784-1844, catalogue exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1984, for a similar bowl inscribed Eckfeldt for John Eckfeldt, from The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, John Frederick Lewis Memorial Collection, gift of Mrs John Frederick Lewis;

• New York and the China Trade, by D.S. Howard, cat. C41 for a smaller bowl with this type of decoration whose original owner was Robert L. Livingston (1746-1813) from Clermont, now at the New York Historical Society, gift of Samuel Hoffman. 

非常珍稀的中國外銷瓷粉彩潘趣酒碗,碗的里外都繪有共濟會標誌,碗沿有一系列狹長的青檸綠,黑色,描金及礬紅色新古典紋飾, 約1780年,清乾隆,口徑40釐米,15¾ 英吋。

插图:《清代外銷瓷》, 阿.瓦瑞拉.桑托斯, 2015/2016,目录 103。


•《1784-1844 費城與中國貿易》,見1984年費城藝術博物館展覽圖錄一近器,器身寫有代表John Eckfeldt 的Eckfeldt字樣,此碗來自John Frederick Lewis紀念收藏,John Frederick Lewis太太將其作為禮 物贈給賓夕法尼亞美術學院;

•《紐約及中國貿易》,作者D.S. Howard, 參見C41號一有相同紋飾的小碗,此碗最初為克萊蒙的Robert L. Livingston(1746-1813)所有,現存於紐約歷史協會,為Samuel Hoffman所贈。