Large china mug. Qianlong, 18th century, circa 1790-95. Cylindrical in shape, with a twisted handle, polychrome and gold decoration with a monogram RB above a portico and under a celestial vault, on either side the moon and the sun with masonic elements, braids on the edges, small chip at the rim, chips, small wears.
H: 15.5 cm
For a similar model, preserved in the collections of the Wintherthur
Museum, see by F. and N. Hervouët and Y. Bruneau, La Porcelaine des
Compagnies des Indes à décor occidental, Paris, 1986, p. 279, no. 12.1; and by David S. Howard, The choice of the private trader, The Private
Market in Chinese Export Porcelain illustrated from the Hodroff collection, Italy, 1994, p. 196.
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Location of the item France - 75009 Paris