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Porcelain decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, overglaze famille rose enamels and gold

China - Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795), ca. 1745

The image depicted on this bowl may have been inspired by a scene from William Hogarth’s The Rake’s Progress II: The Tavern Scene from June 1735.

In this particular scene the protagonist, Tom Rakewell, is in the Rose Tavern in Drury Lane. While there, he enjoys the attention of a young woman, who surreptiously steals his watch. 


H. 11.5 cm Ø 26 cm

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