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A Pair Of Unusual Chinese Blue And White Pots Covers And Stands , Qianlong (1735 – 1796)

The tall rounded sides with moulded vertical ridges and set with a pair of handles formed as intertwined branches with raised prunus, the bodies decorated in shades of underglaze blue and painted to the exterior with a watery landscape scene with rocky mountains and pagodas, the moulded covers similarly decorated and with a finial in the form of a bud resting on a raised leaf, the circular stand with moulded sides also with a watery landscape scene, the wide rim with an intricate decoration of a ring of floral sprays encircled by peony and various diaper patterns within overlapping shaped cartouches, the handles and finials highlighted in gold.

Footnote: For more on the subject of landscape decoration on Chinese 18th century blue and white porcelain see, Hills and streams: Landscape decoration on Chinese export blue and white porcelain: a loan exhibition from the collection of the China Trade Museum, Milton, Mass, by Forbes H A Crosby.

Dimensions

Height with lid 7.75 cms, 5 inches, diameter of bowl 11cms, 4.5 inches. diameter of stand 18.5 cms, 7.5 inches

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Stock number

BH02
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