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Jiaqing Tobacco Leaf Covered Syllabub Cup

Jiaqing Tobacco Leaf Covered Syllabub Cup


Chinese export porcelain covered syllabub cup, circa 1820.


Dimensions: Approximately 3⅜” high (including lid) 3¼” x wide (including handle).



This version of the pattern is among the latest patterns and is discussed and illustrated by Pierre Debomy, in “Tobacco Leaf and Pseudo” at pp. 236 – 239.


Nadler in “China to Order” discusses this and similar patterns at pp. 115 – 118, illustrating it on pp. 116- 117.


Its vibrant colors and dense pattern reflect the tastes of Regency England.


The base is unmarked.


Syllabub, sometimes spelled “sillabub”, was a drink or dish of sweetened milk or cream mixed with wine, cider, or the like.



Debomy, “Tobacco Leaf and Pseudo”.

Nadler, “China to Order”.


Condition: In excellent condition consistent with age and usage. Please examine the photos; they are part of the description.


Please note, I do NOT issue partial refunds. If you believe that my description is not accurate, I will refund your purchase price upon receipt of the item in the same condition as it was sent under the terms of the return policy in this listing.


I also do not ship to post office boxes.

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