View full screen - View 1 of Lot 452. A Chinese Export 'Tobacco Leaf' Pattern Chamfered Rectangular Tureen, Cover and Stand, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period, circa 1785 | 清乾隆  約1785年  粉彩花卉紋湯盆及托盤.
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A Chinese Export 'Tobacco Leaf' Pattern Chamfered Rectangular Tureen, Cover and Stand, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period, circa 1785 | 清乾隆 約1785年 粉彩花卉紋湯盆及托盤

Estimate:

5,000 to - 7,000 USD

An Instinctive Eye: Property from A Distinguished Collector

A Chinese Export 'Tobacco Leaf' Pattern Chamfered Rectangular Tureen, Cover and Stand, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period, circa 1785 | 清乾隆 約1785年 粉彩花卉紋湯盆及托盤

A Chinese Export 'Tobacco Leaf' Pattern Chamfered Rectangular Tureen, Cover and Stand, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period, circa 1785 | 清乾隆 約1785年 粉彩花卉紋湯盆及托盤

Estimate:

5,000 to - 7,000 USD

Lot sold:

10,710

USD

An Instinctive Eye: Property from A Distinguished Collector

A Chinese Export 'Tobacco Leaf' Pattern Chamfered Rectangular Tureen, Cover and Stand

Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period, circa 1785

清乾隆 約1785年 粉彩花卉紋湯盆及托盤


each piece painted with large turquoise, yellow and blue tobacco leaves surrounding a small yellow and puce flower, the tureen molded with orange mythical beast head form handles on each side, the cover surmounted with a pomegranate-form knop 

length of tureen 13 1/2 in.; 34.4 cm

The cover and tureen in overall good condition. The tureen stand with a rim chip with two associated and stained hairlines, one is very short and the other measuring approx. 1 3/8 in. in length, and the enamels slightly flaked and worn in the center. All pieces with minor firing imperfections and wear to the surface.


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Philip Suval, New York
Compare a closely related tureen, cover and stand, illustrated in Michel Beurdeley, Porcelain of the East India Companies, London, 1962, cat. no. 77.