This object is eligible for a Certificate of BADA Provenance

Circa   1780

The slender quatre-lobed pear-shaped bodies set with pierced chilong dragon handles, painted to each side with three landscape panels, the largest containing a scene of five female musicians, engaged in a rehearsal, all on garden terrace overlooking a river estuary,  with European figures on the far shores, the smaller cartouches with river scenes depicting Chinese river boats, and western three-masted ships, all reserved on rouge-de-fer and gilt diaper ground, the domed covers with seated lion dog finials.

Stock Code   1675

Dimensions   48.00cm high

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Open by appointment and at fairs