A famille rose 'Pompadour' pattern dish
Qianlong, c. 1745
Brightly enamelled and gilt to the centre with bold floral sprays, encircled with a border design of four foliate cartouches alternately enclosing an eagle and a fish, flanked by flowering peony and chrysanthemum stems, lotus pods and fruits, within a narrow chain pattern band to the rim, the exterior in iron red with trailing floral stems. 12.1/2in. (31.7cm) diam.