A Chinese blue and white rocaille stand. Qianlong period
Modelled in rococo style after a Höchst faience original and decorated with sprays of European flowers.
- China, possibly for the German market
- Period :
- Qianlong (1735-1795), circa 1770
- 15.55 in. / 13.18 in. (39.5 cm / 33.5 cm)
- Reference :
- 2200 dollars (US)
For a complete tureen, cover and stand, see Cohen & Cohen, Soldier Soldier, 2003, p. 45, no. 22.
Originally derived from a silver form called en baroque thought actually rococo, it was first copied in Strasbourg faience by Paul Hannong and then copied by Ignatz Hess at Höchst.