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    Sale 2818

    EUROPEAN NOBLE AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

    31 March - 1 April 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 489

    An assorted lot of encre-de-chine porcelain

    QIANLONG (1735-1796)

    Price Realised  

    An assorted lot of encre-de-chine porcelain
    Qianlong (1735-1796)
    Comprising a teapot and cover painted to the exterior with a gentleman accompanied by two missionaries, 14.5 cm. high; a teapot and a cover painted to both sides with a European lady nurturing a child on her lap, cover matched, 12.5 cm. high; a teapot and cover painted to both sides with a large panel of a kneeling gentleman before a bridge, 12.5 cm. high; a lozenge-shaped pattipan painted with a fisherman and his wife, 12.5 cm. wide; a cup and saucer decorated with a Dutch river-landscape with cows, boats and farmers; and a saucer dish painted with figures holding bows and arrows, 15.5 cm. diam., minor chips, frits and hairlines, gilt rubbing (7)


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    For a similar example to the first teapot, see F.and N. Hervouët and Y. Bruneau, La Porcelaine des Compagnies des Indes a Décor Occidental, Paris, 1986, p. 95, fig. 4.43, where they illustrate an example from the collection of the Groninger Museum, the Netherlands.

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