EUROPEAN SCENES

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Chinese export porcelain.

Teapot stand (diameter: 14,9cm)
Qianlong, circa 1760.

 

The decoration represents a galant scene: a man presents a bouquet of flowers to a lady whose female comapnion hides her face behind a fan. The scene is copied from a French anonymous engraving published circa 1756.

 

Provenance: Private collection, France.
Condition: Perfect.
Price: Upon request at the gallery.

 

Bibliography: F. & N. Hervouët, Les Porcelaines des Compagnies des Indes à Décor Occidental, Paris, 1986, N° 7.25.