A Large Qianlong Period Famille Rose Vase and Cover
A Large Qianlong Period Famille Rose Vase and Cover

A Large Qianlong Period Famille Rose Vase and Cover

c. 1780 China

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A large scale Famille Rose vase and cover, the body with blue glaze with floral cartouches of leaf form.

Restorations throughout.

While the literal translation for famille rose is ‘the rose family’ the Chinese ‘Fencai’, ’Runancai’ or ‘Yangcai’ can also be translated as ‘soft colours’ or ‘foreign colours’. This, of course, relates to the light colour palette of this type of porcelain as much as the fact that it was made for the European market. The time during which famille rose was produced, coincided with the Rococo in France which favoured the pastel colour scheme of the Chinese export ware.
Restorations throughout
Dimensions
Height 28.00 inch (71.12 cm)
Stock Code
0279
Medium
Porcelain
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Timothy Langston
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