Hard paste porcelain decorated in coloured enamels and with gold scrollwork
58 x 50 x 50 mm
Place of origin
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Shugborough Estate, Staffordshire
Loose inkwell - one of a pair, part of a Chinese 'famille rose' rectangular inkstand, porcelain. Painted in 'famille-rose' enamels with a different pattern on each side with figures in interiors, birds on branches, puce monochromes and monochrome landscapes, China, Jingdezhen, decorated in Guangzhou (Canton), circa 1745.
Marks and inscriptions
On underside of base of inkwell: Historic NT Inventory Number: Shug/C/21, a