Chinese porcelain cuspidor. Butterflies in fencai enamels, c. 1740. Qianlong Period.

August 28, 2019 2:41 pm Published by

Chinese porcelain cuspidor, c. 1730, Qianlong Period. The squared form vessel, with canted corners, painted in fencai or famille rose enamels, with butterflies, amongst sprays of flowers. Having a loop handle, painted with a stylised flowering plant in iron red enamel.
Height – 7.5 cm, 3”.
Width – 11.2 cm, 4 3/8”.
Condition – Some fritting to the glaze, and typical wear to the enamel. No restoration.

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