Drove House Antiques, Ian and Brigid Rodgers
London decorated Chinese Kangxi bowl

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Chinese export bowl with London clobbered decoration

Chinese export bowl with London clobbered decoration

Description

An attractive small and deep Chinese export bowl, originally imported into Europe with underglaze blue decoration in the late Kangxi period c 1710 - 1720.  On arrival in Europe the bowl was decorated, probably in London, with iron red enamels and gilding. The outside of the bowl is decorated with elegant Chinese women holding flower sprays, separated by exuberant panels of gilt and iron red. The inside of the bowl has a simple basket of flowers in the centre, and an attractive floral band around the rim. Diameter 9.7cm (3.8")

Date
The porcelain Kangxi, the decoration c1710-1730
 

Condition
This bowl has one tight and unstained hairline from the rim and a tiny rim chip. As can be appreciated, the enamels and gilding are in very good condition. The bowl would once have had a lid, now lost.

Price: SOLD

Our reference: ED8 Please use this reference when contacting us about this item

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