Antique Chinese grisaille tea caddy, Qianlong (1736-95)
Qianlong (1736-95), with applied scrollwork round the foot, depicting'The Pilgrims of the Island of Cythera', decorated with two roundels containing a European couple beside a cherub, the man pouring the lady a drink from a bottle, in a woodland setting overlooking the sea, with boats in the distance, height: 5 1/4in. 13.4cm; condition: frit to rim, chip to moulding on the foot rim, shallow chip to knop, tiny flake to foot. For a teapot decorated en grisaille with a similar scene see'Chinese Export Porcelain: Chine de Commande from the Royal Museum of Art and History in Brussels', (1989-90), p. Update Due to current restrictions our access to some of our stock is limited. As members of the British Antique Dealers' Association (BADA), we are obliged to adhere to their rules of conduct. This means that our cataloguing is of the highest standard. The item "Antique Chinese grisaille tea caddy, Qianlong (1736-95)" is in sale since Friday, March 15, 2019.
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- Region of Origin: Chinese
- Country of Origin: China
- Product: Caddy
- Age: Pre-1800
- Primary Material: Porcelain/ Pottery
- Features: Handpainted
- Antique: Yes
- Sub-Type: Porcelain
- Original/Repro: Antique Original
- Chinese Dynasty: Qing (1644-1911)