Antique Chinese famille rose caddy, Qianlong (1736-95,)
Chinese famille rose caddy, Qianlong (1736-95,) decorated with two narrative scenes against a gilt foliate scrollwork ground interspersed by roundels and cartouches surmounted by ruyi containing landscape scenes en camieu, height: 4 3/8 in. Condition: starcrack to rim, lacking cover, wear to gilding and enamels consistent with age. The narrative scenes probably represent the'Romance of the Western Chamber' showing Yingying at home, and the amorous embrace of the heroes Yingying and Zhang Sheng (considered scandalous at the time) before their eventual marriage; to depict men carrying out intimate day-to-day activities with younger women are indicative of sexual advances, as W. Update Due to current restrictions our access to some of our stock is limited.
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- Region of Origin: Chinese
- Country of Origin: China
- Product: Caddy
- Age: Pre-1800
- Primary Material: Porcelain/ Pottery
- Antique: Yes
- Original/Repro: Antique Original
- Chinese Dynasty: Qing (1644-1911)