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Chinese export famille rose tankard, Qianlong

Chinese export famille rose tankard, Qianlong

Code: 220909


An attractive Chinese export bell-shaped tankard, decorated with famille rose enamels and dating from the Qianlong period.  The tankard is decorated with a group of figures of women and children, with one of the women playing with a pet dog while another woman and child watch.  There is a band of red and puce enamel around the rim, and a red and gilt band at the foot.  Height 10.2cm (4").

Date: Qianlong c 1750-1770

Condition.  There are two restored chips to the rim.  These have been professionally restored and are not easy to see - see our images.  The enamels are in good condition, as can be appreciated from our photographs, although the gilding at the rim has been substantially rubbed off.