21.7cm condition: restored handle and six hair cracks neatly consolidated. Such bulb pots were filled with water, and the bulbs rested on the holes with their roots in the water for nourishment.
The shape is modelled after European faience originals. A similar pot can be seen in the MET Museum Collection; accession no.
For an illustrated example see Howard & Ayers,'China for the West', Vol. Update Due to current restrictions our access to some of our stock is limited. As members of the British Antique Dealers' Association (BADA), we are obliged to adhere to their rules of conduct.
This means that our cataloguing is of the highest standard. The item "Chinese famille rose'commode' bough-pot, Qianlong (1736-95)" is in sale since Monday, February 17, 2020.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Porcelain". The seller is "guestandgray" and is located in London.
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