Cantonese enamel ewer, famille rose colours, mid 18th century - For Sale

Cantonese enamel ewer, famille rose colours, mid 18th century
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Stock #: 1013761 Size: 28cm high
Price: AU$ 2,750.00
US$ 2,832.50
€ 2,090.00
£ 1,760.00
Large Canton enamel ewer, the helmet shaped body decorated in famille rose colors with scrolling foliage on a white ground, the lower portion modeled as a ribbed shell with each segment painted with red green & blue flower scrolls on a bright yellow ground, resting on a globular stem and domed foot, the tall handle terminating at the lip with a large butterfly painted to the otherwise plain interior.
Circa 1745.

References: ref. Christies King Street sale, Export Art of Japan and China, April 1997, lot 128 for a similar example, complete with a shell shaped basin. Reference is made to an example in the Hyde collection, US, and another resides in the Chinese collection of the

Condition: restoration to foot & side

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