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Good Chinese grisaille coffee cup Qianlong

Code: 220508


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A Chinese export coffee cup, attractively decorated in a grisaille pallete of fine black line with iron red and gilding, and dating from the Qianlong period.  The cup is decorated with a scene of a farmer tending two cattle (one coloured in fine black line and the other in fine red line) in a landscape with a tree, in the branches of which a bird is perched.  Beneath the rim there is a European-style 'du Paquier' border in black line and gilding.  Height 6.4cm (2.5").

Dating: Qianlong c 1750-60

Condition:  This cup is in excellent, undamaged condition.  As can be appreciated from our photos the enamels are in very good condition, with only some rubbing to the gilding.

Good Chinese grisaille coffee cup Qianlong