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Yongzheng Teapot #4216

An elegant Chinese Export Yongzheng teapot decorated with a cockerel on rockwork amongst flowering branches of peonies, all rendered in the soft, famille rose palette of enamels that so typifies this sophisticated period.  Measuring 4 3/4″ tall, and dating to circa 1735.  Restoration.

#4216

16″ Hunt Bowl #3860 SOLD

Large and Rare Hunt Bowl

A beautifully enameled Chinese Export 14 inch punch bowl decorated with scenes of mounted hunters and their packs of hounds in pursuit of a fox – all taken from prints of the period. This bowl’s interior is finely painted with large roundel depicting a huntsman and his hounds. Qianlong.

#3860

Pronk Doctors Visit Chocolate Pot #4036

Pronk Chocolate Pot

An extremely rare and very desirable form decorated with a scene of “The Doctors Visit” by Dutch artist Cornelius Pronk in delicate famille rose enamels and highlighted by finely chased silver mounts. Pronk’s designs are so highly sought after because they represent a rare instance in the history of the China Trade where we have a known Western Design source for Export porcelain; his designs having been specifically commissioned by the Dutch East India Company.

#4036

Ruby Ground Cup And Saucer #4108 SOLD

Ruby Ground Teabowl & Saucer

An extremely fine Yongzheng period ruby ground tea bowl and saucer decorated with an unfurled scroll depicting a landscape and flowering prunus branches all against the much sought after ruby ground. Circa 1735. Excellent condition.

 

Chestnut Basket #4082

Superb Chestnut Basket

A finely reticulated covered Chinese Export porcelain chestnut basket on a raised pedestal foot and with double strap handles. Decorated with a rare use of overglaze blue and gilding. Exceptional condition, circa 1800, approx. 8-1/2 inches tall. Illustrated in Choice of the Private Trader page 139.

#4082