Antique Tea caddy Chinese export porcelain Figure Famille Rose 18th century. SIZE : High 14.0cm (5.5 inches) x Width 8. Condition: Poor - Restored, damaged on the rim and the base. Tea caddy, Chinese export porcelain.
Body is ovoid and has a foot that is ornamented with applied porcelain scrolls. Lid is domed and has a knob finial. Polychrome painted decoration consists of two oval panels with Chinese figures in landscapes, separated by two narrow landscape vignettes within red outlines. Lid has similar landscape vignettes. She is walking toward the sitting man, and in her hands, holding the endless knot, it has become a suitable present for those seeking longevity.
The second scene with the concubine and child represents the continuity of worship of family ancestors. There are eight emblems in traditional Tibetan Buddhism symbolizing happiness and spiritual well-being: Endless knot. A symbol of the entrails of Buddha, infinity, and eternity as well as longevity.
It symbolizes the endless and permanent awareness of the Buddha. You will be happy with the extra care packaging Without extra charges. Please see my other items.
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