QIANLONG 1736 – 1795 London Decorated Chinese Export Porcelain

A London Decorated Chinese Export Porcelain Coffee Cup c.1750-1760, Enamelled in London Between c.1755-1765 Over Chinese Bianco-Sopra-Bianco Enamel Decoration. The Plain Chinese Export Porcelain was Painted in London, Possibly by James Giles, with a Large Sprig of English Flowers, and Further Scattered Flowers. Helen Espir`s Notes Mention “Watney Type `A` Decoration c.1752-1755.”

Minute frits to rim.
Height : 6 cm (2 3/8 inches)
Geoffrey Waters, Kings Road, October 22nd 1996. 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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