YONGZHENG 1723 – 1735 Dutch Decorated Chinese Porcelain

A Yongzheng Blue and White Porcelain Teabowl and Saucer, 1723-1735. Finely Enamelled in Holland Using the Original Design as a Template but with an Additional `Banded Hedge` , Parrot, Buildings and Figures.



A fine crack to the teabowl.
Diameter : 11.5 cm (4 1/2 inches)
One of two teabowls and saucers of this design bought from Geoffrey Waters, Kings Road, London, 13th June 2000. The Helen Espir Collection of European Decorated Chinese Export Porcelain : "a member of the Oriental Ceramic Society and collector, with her husband. Having made a typical collection of Song and provincial Ming blue and white, they decided to concentrate on what used to be called `clobbered` porcelain. She is the author of the standard work on the subject, European Decoration on Oriental Porcelain,2005, the first to examine the work of European decorators on Chinese porcelain throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, focusing on enamellers in Holland, Germany and England. She has learned Chinese." From Provenance ; Collectors, Dealers & Scholars : Chinese Ceramics in Britain & America (Roy Davids, Dominic Jellinek, Privately Printed, 2011. ISBN 978-0-9570148-0-0).
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The rich colouring and fine detail relate to Delft dore.