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Chinese porcelain tea canister decorated in enamels in “tobacco leaf” style, Qianlong.

Stock Number: 4931

Unusual Chinese export porcelain tea canister and cover decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and in opaque enamels from the famille rose (fencai) palette with “tobacco leaf” style flowers, c. 1760, Qianlong reign, Qing dynasty, h. 11 cm, 4¼ in. 4-16227

Illustrated: Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, by A. Varela Santos, cat. 68.