REF No. 6779 GG
GG: Chinese export porcelain famille rose ewer and cover with bird-head spout


Qianlong period circa 1740
European Market
Height: 7 inches; 17cm
from the Golden Gate Collection

Price:  £4,800

A Chinese export porcelain cylindrical ewer and cover with appliqué flowers and a zoomorphic spout, painted in famille rose with the spout and handle in iron red.

This is a charming example of this rare form with bird head spout.

References: Howard 1994, p155 (and front cover), No 169, a similar example of the same shape but with European figures on it; Williamson 1970, pl XXIV another with a different design.


This item is currently located in the USA and may be subject to additional shipping and import charges if shipped outside the USA. However, this also means it is NOT subject to any tariffs on Chinese-made goods entering the USA.



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GG: Chinese export porcelain famille rose ewer and cover with bird-head spout