Antique Chinese Porcelain 19C Bleu de Hue Zhadou Slop jar Spittoon
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Condition Report: Perfect condition. Size 114x92mm Diameter upper rim x Height
Superb antique Chinese porcelain zhadou. Bleu de Hue porcelain for the Vietnamese market. Decorated with with a water landscape scene with pagode.
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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|Region of Origin|
|China Dynasty Period||
Qing (1661 – 1912)
Blue de Hue, Blue & White
Perfect condition. Size 114x92mm Diameter upper rim x Height
Porcelain & Pottery