0300. Amsterdams Bont bowl. See also 0299. Where you can see how it could be decorated.
Amsterdams Bont bowl. See also 0299. Where you can see how it could be decorated. This bowl is an original. The underglaze blue is decorated in China. It depicts a Chinese phoenix. In China it symbolised the empress. This was not known by the Europeans. They probably saw it as a peacock.
You can find another example in the book European decoration on oriental porcelain 1700 – 1830 by Helen Espir, page 75.
18 th century
Diameter: 142mm approx
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Qing (1661 – 1912)
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