circa 1740 - circa 1750
Porcelain with enamels and gold
35 mm (Height)
Place of origin
JingdezhenOrder this image
Shugborough Estate, Staffordshire
On show at
A separate stand for a "Lotus bowl", one of a pair, modelled as a lotus flower with branches in relief, and enamelled in colours with flowering branches and insects with shaded leaves, China, Jingdezhen, Qianlong period, circa 1740-50.
Possibly acquired by Commodore George Anson (1697 – 1762) during his circumnavigation of the globe in the HMS Centurion (1740 - 1744).
Marks and inscriptions
Underside of base: NT Inventory Number: Shug/C/27, a