Pair of Chinese Export Porcelain Seated Open-Mouthed Hounds, 18th Century
Pair of Chinese Export Porcelain Seated Open-Mouthed Hounds, 18th Century
Pair of Chinese Export Porcelain Seated Open-Mouthed Hounds, 18th Century

Period of QIANLONG QING (1736-1795)

Pair of Chinese Export Porcelain Seated Open-Mouthed Hounds, 18th Century

1736 to 1795 China

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A pair of Chinese export porcelain iron-red seated open-mouthed hounds with pronounced spines, ribs and upright curled tails, with white glaze on the inside of the legs, paws and chests, turquoise-enamelled tied collars, tassels and bells heightened in gilt and black enamel eyes.

25.8cm high

Qianlong, 1736-1795.





* It is unusual to find an exact pair.
* Formerly in a European private collection.
* A similar pair is illustrated by David S. Howard in The Choice of the Private Trader, The Private Market in Chinese Export Porcelain illustrated from the Hodroff Collection, 1994, no. 329, p. 273; another pair is illustrated in colour by Eleanor Gordon in Collecting Chinese Export Porcelain, pl. XiV; a further matched pair with slightly different colour tassels on the collars is illustrated by Michael Cohen and William Motley in Mandarin and Menagerie, Chinese and Japanese Export Ceramic Figures, Volume I, The James E. Sowell Collection, no. 11.2, p. 162.
Dimensions
Height 26.00 cm (10.24 inches)
Width 15.00 cm (5.91 inches)
Depth 9.00 cm (3.54 inches)
Stock Code
M3063
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