Two porcelain sorbets and one saucer. China, Yongzheng Period


Sorbet and its saucer in egg shell coloured porcelain painted with Famille Rose enamels of tall ladies and children and of crimson red landscapes in cartouches against a vermiculated gold ground. With another sorbet with similar decoration.

China, Yongzheng Period ( 1723 - 1735 )

Height of one sorbet : 4 cm – Diameter of saucer : 12 cm

Accidents and restorations on saucer. Fine wear on gilt.

For a sorbet in the same manner please consult, Hervouet and Bruneau, La porcelaine des Compagnie des Indes à décor occidental, 1986, no. 15.32 (La Compagine des Indes porcelain with western decoration) and Thomas Litzenburg, Chinese Export Porcelaine in the Reeves Center Collection at Washington and Lee University, P. 162, cat. 157.

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  • Items quantity:  3
  • Height in cm : 3 cm
  • Width in cm : 7 cm
  • Depth in cm : 7 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2015010288