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.