QIANLONG 1736 – 1795 Chinese Export Porcelain

A Blue and White Chinese Export Porcelain Coffee Cup and Saucer, Qianlong Period c.1770-1785. This European Subject Cup and Saucer Depicts a Pack of Hunting Dogs Chasing Down their Prey and Starting to Encircle a Tree Where their Quarry is in Hiding.


Condition: The saucer with a large crack c.23 mm. The cup with a minute rim frit c. 2 x 1 mm.

Size: Diameter : 14 cm (5 1/2 inches)


References: For a Chinese Export Porcelain saucer of this pattern see : Fine Chinese Export Porcelain, Enamels, Works of Art and Paintings, Christie`s London November 12th 1979, lot 203.

Stock number: 23263

The spotted pack of hunting hounds are clearly inspired by European hunting prints, however the setting is a typical Chinese landscape.

Stock number: 23263.