A rare famille rose European-subject plate Qianlong

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Lot 1
A rare famille rose European-subject plate
Qianlong

Sold for £ 2,629 (US$ 3,262) inc. premium
A rare famille rose European-subject plate
Qianlong
Finely enamelled to the interior with a medallion enclosing a gallant in a turquoise coat reclining against two barrels and playing a mandolin, with a couple behind playing castanets and a triangle, encircled in the well by a gilt spearhead band and at the broad rim with a band of rococo scrollwork (two small rim chips to the reverse, glaze crazing), 23cm.(9in.) diam.

Footnotes

  • For a similar plate from the Hervouet Collection, see Hervouet and Bruneau, La Porcelaine des Compagnies des Indes a Decor Occidental, no.8.15; for another in the Groningen Museum, see the travelling exhibition, De Porseleinkast, Netherlands, 1968, Catalogue no.235; and for another, see J.Veiga, A Porcelana da Companhia das Indias, pl.139
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