Drove House Antiques, Ian and Brigid Rodgers
Chinese export Stag Hunt cream jug

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A Chinese export cream jug with English decoration with the Stag Hunt pattern

A Chinese export cream jug with English decoration with the Stag Hunt pattern

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Description

A Chinese export cream jug on a flared foot, decorated in underglaze blue and then over-decorated in England with enamelled decoration of the ‘Stag Hunt’ pattern. The added overglaze enamels have included a distinctive pink spotted decoration of the trees, and the addition of a leaping stag in iron red and a hound black.  There is no huntsman on this jug, but two men fishing from a boat have been added in the foreground.  Height 9.2cm (3.6”).

A related teabowl & saucer were shown as part of the exhibition ‘The Early James Giles and his contemporary London Decorators’ at Stockspring Antiques.

Dating: Qianlong 1736-1795

Condition
This jug is in excellent condition, with no chips, cracks or restoration. The jug would originally have had a lid, now missing.

Price: SOLD

Our reference: IRR_BMER288 Please use this reference when contacting us about this item

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