Pair of porcelain plates painted in the enamels of the "rose Imari" palette. Figured in the centre is a lady with her servant holding a parasol and a picnic box in a wooded landscape. Outer rim ornated by a trellis frieze punctuated by four cartouches animated by frogs, butterflies and insects.
China, Yongzheng (1723 - 1735)
Diameter : 22 cm (8.6 in.)
Gilt bronze mounts with foliage decoration, festooned floral garlands, shells and masks.
Late 19th century
Total height : 17 cm (6.7 in.) - Width : 23 cm (9 in.)
Wear on gilt. One mount to be refixed.
- For an identical plate from the same service in the Hodroff Collection, consult Daniel Howard, The choice of the private trader, London, 1994, page 57, n° 30
The author explains that this service was probably realised towards 1723, just after the introduction of rose enamels.
- For a pair of plates of the same model, consult Sotheby's, Monaco, 18 and 19 June 1988, lot 1598
- For a plate of the same model, consult Christie's London, South Lensington, 18 June 2012, lot 646 (sale 6468).
Condition report :
- Item(s) quantity: 1
- Height in cm : 17 cm
- Width in cm : 23 cm
- Depth in cm : 30 cm
- Expertissim Reference: 2015090997
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