About the object

China, c. 1780

A late 18th century Chinese famille rose 'mandarin palette' cylindrical tankard, enamelled with shaped cartouches depicting flowers and birds in rocky landscapes and courtiers in palace gardens, against geometric polychrome decoration within decorative bands, with a dragon form handle in deep blue.

Dimensions

Height: 13.00cm, (5.12inches) Diameter: 10.30cm, (4.06inches)

Stock number

D038