Porcelain plate with double peacock decoration from the model by King Joao VI of Portugal. China, Qianlong Period


Porcelain octagonal plate painted in Famille Rose enamels on the basin with a decoration known as « double peacock » of two peacocks perched on a pierced rock. On the right, an impressive peony branch on a knoll. On the outer rim, branches of cross-bar motifs and chrysanthemum branches.

China, Qianlong (1736 – 1795)

Diameter : 22. 5 cm (8.8 in.)

Very fine chip underneath.

King Joao VI of Portugal had an identical service which he took with him during his exile to Brazil.

For five identical plates, recently on sale, please consult Drouot, Pescheteau-Badin, 17 March 2015, lot 392.

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  • Items quantity:  1
  • Height in cm : 22 cm
  • Width in cm : 22 cm
  • Depth in cm : 3 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2015040240