REF No. 6847
Chinese porcelain famille rose box and cover



Yongzheng/Qianlong period circa 1735-40
European or Chinese Market
Diameter: 10.75 inches; 27.5cm

A Chinese porcelain octagonal box and cover of flattened form on a flared foot, brightly painted in famille rose enamels with flowers and butterflies, the rim with a border of gilt scrolling lotus on an iron red ground, the side rim and foot rim with cell diaper, the interior also painted with flowers and butterflies.

This rare box is very finely painted and of a type that would have appealed to both the export market and the Chinese domestic market. It is in excellent condition.
 



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