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A blue and white tea bowl & two saucer bowls, Qianlong

A blue and white tea bowl & two saucer bowls, Qianlong


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Trade Arts: Pre 1800: Item # 1123976
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A blue and white tea bowl and two saucer bowls with scalloped edges and decoration of seascapes and borders. In the last decades of the Qianlong period (1735-95) England had started to print their porcelain with the Chinese patterns so much in vogue at the time, a much cheaper method than painting. The Chinese response was meticulous hand painting of the same detailed borders and sceneries, like in these export pieces. Height of the tea bowls "1¾/ 4,8 cm and diameter of saucer bowls "5¼/ 13 cm. Condition: a hairline to the tea bowl, hairlines to the saucers too, and a small star crack visible to the back of one of them (cf. pictures).