Square tea caddy with flowering plants, birds, butterflies and diaper patterns, Square tea caddy of porcelain with squeezed corners and on four feet, painted in underglaze blue and on the glaze blue, red, green, yellow, black and gold. In China on the wall in underglaze blue decorated with flower sprays and two bands with napkin work interrupted by a flower branch in a cartouche, the shoulder with four flower sprays. Decorated in Europe in enamel with a butterfly on two sides above a flowering plant and on two sides the 'three friends of winter' (pine, prunus, bamboo) and birds tied behind

- Image ID: W55122
Square tea caddy with flowering plants, birds, butterflies and diaper patterns, Square tea caddy of porcelain with squeezed corners and on four feet, painted in underglaze blue and on the glaze blue, red, green, yellow, black and gold. In China on the wall in underglaze blue decorated with flower sprays and two bands with napkin work interrupted by a flower branch in a cartouche, the shoulder with four flower sprays. Decorated in Europe in enamel with a butterfly on two sides above a flowering plant and on two sides the 'three friends of winter' (pine, prunus, bamboo) and birds tied behind
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Image ID: W55122
Square tea caddy with flowering plants, birds, butterflies and diaper patterns, Square tea caddy of porcelain with squeezed corners and on four feet, painted in underglaze blue and on the glaze blue, red, green, yellow, black and gold. In China on the wall in underglaze blue decorated with flower sprays and two bands with napkin work interrupted by a flower branch in a cartouche, the shoulder with four flower sprays. Decorated in Europe in enamel with a butterfly on two sides above a flowering plant and on two sides the 'three friends of winter' (pine, prunus, bamboo) and birds tied behind hedges. The shoulder with a decorative band and 'crackled ice'. The lid with napkin work and a flower branch in underglaze blue, loose flowers, pine and prunus branch in enamel. Marked with five imitation Chinese characters on the bottom. Old label on the bottom with 'Westendorp Collection / 42'. A few chips in the shoulder of the caddy, a chip in the base. The lid has been restored. Decorated in Europe with enamel colors in the Japanese Kakiemon style., anonymous, Europe, c. 1740 - c. 1760, Qing-dynasty (1644-1912) / Qianlong-period (1736-1795), porcelain (material), glaze, cobalt (mineral), gold (metal), vitrification, h 11.2 cm h 10.6 cm d 2.9 cm l 6.8 cm × w 6.6 cm