YONGZHENG or Early QIANLONG c.1730 – 1750 Chinese Export Porcelain
A Rare Chinese Export Porcelain European Subject Teabowl and Saucer, Yongzheng or Early Qianlong c.1730-1750. Painted in Famille Rose, En Grisaille, Silver (now tarnished) and Gold. The Central Scene with a Relaxed European Sitting Down to Smoke a Pipe While a Young Boy or Putti Plays with a with a Dog. The Surrounding Complex Inter-weaved Floral Wreath of Silver and Gold, the Outer Diaper Border Painted in En Grisaille. The Teabowl has Additional Inserted Panels Which are Variations of the Central Motif.
Condition: Perfect, the silver decoration has been left in a tarnished state.