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Stock number:

BD96

 

Period:

Qianlong

 

Type:

Canton Enamel

 

Size:

Height: 10.5 cm; 4 in

 

Price:

p.o.a.

 

Availability:

Available

 

Object Details

 

Item name:

A CANTON ENAMEL FAMILLE ROSE QIANLONG TEA CANISTER AND COVER

 

A CANTON ENAMEL FAMILLE ROSE QIANLONG TEA CANISTER AND COVER

 

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Description:

Of square form with canted corners and a rounded lid, the body with four panels, decorated with pink and blue flowers, including peonies, with green stems and blue-green leaves, all outlined in black on a yellow ground; surrounded by a border of blue scrolls on a light blue ground; the shoulder with scrolling pink floral decoration set against a light pink ground; the neck of the lid painted with pink scrolling foliage against a pink ground, the top of the lid decorated with a single pink flower, set against a yellow ground.

 

Footnote:

The shape of this tea caddy would have been modelled after English Georgian silverware.