Sku : 4170008d

Winterthur Hong Bowl


This extraordinary porcelain bowl is a reproduction of a Chinese export piece circa 1800 from the Winterthur Collection. It depicts the thirteen ‘’Hong’’ merchants representing thirteen foreign countries (one being the United States) who handled official trade between China and the West.

These factories, or "Hong’’ served Western traders as warehouses, offices and residences. This trading system was established in 1757 by the Manchu Dynasty to eliminate contact between the Chinese people and ‘’foreign devils’’ It is suitable for a large table or sideboard or as a presentation piece.

• Made in Portugal using time honored techniques.

• Not microwave, food or dishwasher safe.

• Dimensions: 15"DIA x 8"H with base.

• Please allow 2 - 4 weeks for delivery.
Please allow 2 - 4 weeks for delivery.

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