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European Subject Sugar Bowl #3829

European Subject Sugar Bowl

An elegantly painted Famille Rose open sugar bowl decorated after a 1708 painting by Picart with “Pilgrims to the Isle of Venus”. Minute rim chips restored, otherwise beautiful condition. Circa 1745. $1150.


European Subject Cup #4041

European Scene Cup

A wonderful Chinese Export handled cup decorated with a European subject; and hunter and his hounds at leisure with his lady resting in a landscape. 2-1/2″ tall. Very good condition. Circa 1760.


Famille Rose Bowl #4095

Fine Famille Rose Punch Bowl

A well decorated bowl with an elegant diapered border and basket of flowers. Some retouching to gilding. 11-1/4 inches in diameter.


Famille Rose Ruby Soups #4104

Pair of Chinese export Yongzheng period ruby ground soup dishes with a central design of an exotic bird perched on a branch, rendered as a scene on a scroll unfurled in reserve against the red ground, all within rims scattered with prunus branches.  The ruby background is much sought after by collectors as it was a painstaking procedure to procure an even ground color through the firing process. Measuring 9″ in diameter.  Circa 1730.