Famille Rose Porcelain Wrist Rest, China, Jiaqing period (1796-1820). Mark ‘Le Shan Tang’ ?, ‘Hall of Pleasure from Goodness’. Photo courtesy Auctionata.

Finely decorated porcelain in an unusual design, in the colors of the Famille Rose. Fine pink and blue enamel diaper heightened in gilding. In the form of a furled handscroll. Length: 17 cm. Good condition. Estimate €1,200 – €1,500

Provenance: from a German private collection.

This Chinese porcelain wrist rest in the colors of Famille Rose was made during the Jiaqing period (1796-1820) of the Qing Dynasty. This unusual piece is designed in the shape of a furled handscroll. A symmetric diaper pattern in enamel colors adorns the entire wall. A gilt ribbon worked in relief is visible in the center. A golden label with the mark ‘Le Shan Tang’ ?, ‘Hall of Pleasure from Goodness’ can be found on the front. Meander borders decorate the ends of the roll and a finely modeled groove pattern adorns the top and the base of the wrist rest.

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