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Chinese export porcelain teapot, cover and plate decorated in sepia, brown and gilt with a European landscape, Jiaqing reign.

Stock Number: 4111

Chinese export porcelain teapot, cover and plate decorated in sepia, brown and gilt with a European landscape, c. 1800, Jiaqing reign, Qing dynasty, d. of plate: 19 cm, 7½ in; h. of tea pot: 15 cm, 6 in. 4.11117

Illustrated: Qing Export Porcelain, by A. Varela Santos, 2015/2016, cat. 128.

 Although impossible to identify, these landscapes were usually from the estate of the client who ordered the set. At this time the porcelain was decorated in Canton to avoid breakages in transit and to speed up the delivery of the orders while the European merchants were in the city waiting for the wind to change to return to their home countries.

中國外銷瓷帶蓋茶壺及托盤,繪有墨色,棕色及描金歐洲風景,約1800年,清嘉慶,托盘直径:19厘米,7½ 英寸;茶壶高:15厘米,6英寸。

插图:《清代外銷瓷》, 阿.瓦瑞拉.桑托斯, 2015/2016,目录 128。

◆ 儘管無法辨認這些風景圖案,但它們大多位于下訂單的顧客的來源地。這個時候為了避免在運輸過程中的破損及加快訂單運輸的過程,瓷器都在廣州上彩,與此同時歐洲商人也在此地等待風改變方向以便踏上歸途。