An 18th Century Chinese Export Porcelain Bowl with Dutch Decoration c.1730 – 1750

A Chinese export porcelain bowl, late Kangxi to early Qianlong c.1720-1745 with An Hua decoration of scrolling flowers between diaper borders in Blue and White. Over-decorated in Holland c.1730-1750 with a typical flat Dutch landscape with trees and buildings, the foreground with a man in a red coat riding a horse.

A very small chip, mostly glaze, to the top rim repaired c.4 x 2 mm.
Diameter : 14.5 cm (5 3/4 inches)
Geoffrey Waters, 11th November 2002. 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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