A massive Canton blue and white export porcelain tank 19th century
Lot 8028
A massive Canton blue and white export porcelain tank 19th century
Sold for US$ 3,125 inc. premium
Auction Details
A massive Canton blue and white export porcelain tank 19th century
Lot Details
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A massive Canton blue and white export porcelain tank
19th century
Its wide rim covered in a diamond diaper pattern above a band of butterflies and scrolls on the interior wall, a water village landscape filling the floor of the well and lotus plants painted on the exterior walls, the flat base unglazed and the front wall with an opening for drainage (rim repaired and repainted).
25 1/4in (64cm) diameter

Footnotes

  • For similar tanks, see Herbert, Peter and Nancy Schiffer, Chinese Export Porcelain (1975), pp. 73 & 74.
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