REF No. 6677
Pair of Chinese export porcelain blue and white salts


Qianlong period circa 1750
English or Danish market
Height: 4¾ inches; 12cm

A pair of Chinese export porcelain blue and white tripod salts modelled after a baroque silver form, painted with buildings in mountainous landscapes.

This form is very rare and would appear to be copied from a European shape possibly copying a Danish silver type.

References: Litzenburg 2003, p219, a single example with different decoration to the outside of the cup.



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Pair of Chinese export porcelain blue and white salts