Chinese Export tea caddy, Dutch decoration C. 1720 - For Sale

Chinese Export tea caddy, Dutch decoration C. 1720
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Stock #: 1013248 Size: 12cm high, 6cm wide
Price: AU$ 980.00
US$ 1,009.40
€ 744.80
£ 627.20
Chinese Export tea caddy of square form, originally painted in underglaze blue with a cell border and elegant panels of flowers in the pencilled method, re- decorated in Holland in colourful enamels in the Japanese Kakiemon manner, with panels of exotic birds perched in flowering peony plants, and panels of urns with flowering plants, within iron red & gilt scrolling foliage borders, the underglaze cell borders with red and gilt enhancements.
Porcelain C. 1710,
re-decorated in Holland C. 1720

References: The difference between Dutch and English decoration is subtle; however, this is more like Dutch examples in manner. It copies a Japanese kakiemon design, ref. Espir European Decoration on Oriental Porcelain p105 for a pair of vases with similar Dutch deco

Condition: collar & lid restored

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