Antique Chinese grisaille'European Subject' bowl, c. 1750, Qianlong (1736-95)
Chinese grisaille'European Subject' bowl, c. 1750, Qianlong (1736-95), with foliate rim, decorated in the centre with a courting lady and gallant in European dress seated beneath a tree, with a further amorous couple in a thicket in the background, the inner rim with Dutch over-painted sprays of flowers and fruiting branches. Diameter of saucer: 5 7/8in. Condition: two hairlines with associated chips to rim, fritting to rim, star-crack to base. The design fort his set is though to be based upon an engraving by Jean-Baptiste Pater, perhaps a preparatory work for'L'Amour et le Badinage'. The item "Antique Chinese grisaille'European Subject' bowl, c.
1750, Qianlong (1736-95)" is in sale since Monday, July 2, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Porcelain". The seller is "guestandgray" and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: Chinese
- Product: Bowl
- Age: Pre-1800
- Primary Material: Porcelain/ Pottery
- Original/Repro: Antique Original
- Chinese Dynasty: Qianlong