- Porcelain sorbet painted with Famille Rose enamels of cartouches with a dog and a wolf near a house, woodlands on the left, a pond on the right, in the Meissen manner. Interior decorated with gilt enameled embroideries.
China, Qianlong (1735-1795)
Height : 4 cm (1.5 in.) - Diameter: 7,5 cm (2.9 in.)
Light wear on gilt.
The scene is taken from the book ‘Fables d'Esope’ and tells the story of a dog and wolf and when the dog invites the wolf to his home. The engraved print comes from the 1670 edition by Francis Barlow.
For a similar cup please consult, Thomas V. Litzenburg, Chinese export porcelain in the Reeves Center Collection at Washington and Lee University, p. 182.
Howard, 1974, p. 49
Howard and Ayers, 1978, vol. I, no. 340
James, 1848, pp. 60-62
- Porcelain cup painted in Famille Rose enamels of a harbour landcape animated by figures in the Meissen manner.
China , Qianlong Period(1735-1795)
Height : 6,3 cm (2.5 in.) - Diameter : 6 cm (2.4 in.)
Light wear on gilt. Kiln crack in interior.
Condition report :
- Items quantity: 2
- Height in cm : 4 cm
- Width in cm : 7 cm
- Depth in cm : 6 cm
- Expertissim Reference: 2015010289
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