KANGXI 1662 – 1722

A Kangxi Porcelain Goblet of European Form, Kangxi Period c.1695-1715. This Octagonal Blue and White Porcelain Goblet is Based on a European Glass or Possibly Silver Original. The Decoration of the Thinly Potted Cup Consist of Alternating Landscapes with Flower Panels. The Knopped Stem is Supported by a Flaring Foot.


In very good condition, a few very small glaze chips and some fritting.
Height : 11 cm (4 1/4 inches)
The Gustav Leonhardt Collection from The Bartolotti House Amsterdam. Gustav Leonhardt (1928-2012) was born in `s-Graveland, North Holland and studied organ and harpsichord from 1947 to 1950 with Eduard Müller at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in Basel. In 1950, he made his debut as a harpsichordist in Vienna, where he studied musicology. He was professor of harpsichord at the Academy of Music from 1952 to 1955 and at the Amsterdam Conservatory from 1954. He was also a church organist. Leonhardt performed and conducted a variety of solo, chamber, orchestral, operatic, and choral music from the Renaissance, Baroque and Classical periods. The many composers whose music he recorded as a harpsichordist, organist, clavichordist, fortepianist, chamber musician or conductor. See Wikipedia for more details.
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For a Famille Verte version of this shape dated to c.1715, where Howard describes this form as being based on a wine flute,see : A Tale of Three Cities, Canton, Shanghai & Hong Kong, Three Centuries of Sino-British Trade in the Decorative Arts (David S. Howard, Sotheby`s) page 59, item 56.