KANGXI or YONGZHENG c.1710 – 1730 Dutch Decorated Chinese Porcelain

A Rare Dutch Decorated Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Bowl. The Chinese Bowl is Decorated with Phoenix, Late Kangxi or Yongzheng c.1710-1730. The Dutch Decoration is c.1740-1750, the Phoenix Have Been `Enhanced` and a Carefully Painted Monkey has been Added. It is Holding an Orange or Pomegranate. The Well of the Bowl is Painted with the Basket Pattern.

Crack to rim.
Diameter : 14 (5 1/2 inches)
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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