A pair of Crucifixion teabowls circa 1730-40

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Lot 18
A pair of Crucifixion teabowls circa 1730-40

Sold for £ 979 (US$ 1,218) inc. premium
A pair of Crucifixion teabowls
circa 1730-40
of eggshell thinness, painted in Holland with Christ on the Cross flanked by Mary and St. John, the reverse and interior painted with scattered emblems connected with the Crucifixion, 7cm diam (minor rim chips) (2),

Footnotes

  • Several different versions of this subject were enamelled both in China and in Holland. For a very similar teabowl and saucer see Dr Christiaan Jorg, Chinese Export Porcelain from the Royal Museums of Art and History in Brussels, p. 290-1, fig. 120.
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