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. The item "Antique Chinese grisaille tea caddy, Qianlong (1736-95)" is in sale since Friday, March 15, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Porcelain". The seller is "guestandgray" and is located in London.
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- Region of Origin: Chinese
- Product: Caddy
- Age: Pre-1800
- Primary Material: Porcelain/ Pottery
- Original/Repro: Antique Original
- Chinese Dynasty: Qing (1644-1911)