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Antique Chinese Porcelain 19C Bleu de Hue Zhadou Slop jar Spittoon

Antique Chinese Porcelain 19C Bleu de Hue Zhadou Slop jar Spittoon

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Condition Report: 1 small chip/frit to upper rim. Size 131x86mm Diameter upper rim x Height

Superb antique Chinese porcelain zhadou. Bleu de Hue porcelain for the Vietnamese market. Decorated with butterflies, flowers and bats. The porcelain is almost like soft paste from the Qianlong period.

Zhadou
Such small ‘zhadou’ were used as table-top slops jars rather than as floor spittoons. When making tea, the Chinese first rinse the cups and teapot in boiling water to cleanse and warm them. Such water would be jettisoned into a ‘zhadou’ along with tea dregs and other waste.

Bleu de hue porcelain
From the 1700s onwards, kings of the Le-Trinh dynasty in Vietnam ordered porcelain from China for their court. This type is named after Hue, the 19th-century capital of the last royal dynasty in Vietnam, the Nguyen dynasty (1802-1945). Although Chinese artisans executed the painting, Vietnamese rulers dictated the designs. Each ruler ordered ceramics of his own liking for use in his court, as well as presentation pieces to give to members of royal families and mandarin officials.

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Additional Information

Weight 5 kg
Region of Origin

Primary Material

Type

China Dynasty Period

Qing (1661 – 1912)

Category

Blue de Hue, Blue & White

Century

19th century

Condition Report

1 small chip/frit to upper rim. Size 131x86mm Diameter upper rim x Height

Material

Porcelain & Pottery