Lot 1038
  • 1038

A Chinese export famille-rose 'arbor' pattern plate circa 1740

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 USD
Sold
3,750 USD
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Description

  • porcelain
  • diameter 10 1/4  in., 26 cm.
painted after Cornelis Pronk in the center with a seated lady with her attendant beneath a topiary arbor with a boy peering behind the right column, three boys at play in front of the left column observing ducks in a pond, the rim with twelve oval shaped cartouches painted with insects, flowers and fruits interspersed with shells and plamette motifs in iron red, all reserved on a turquoise diaper ground

Provenance

Christie's London, March 7-8, 1984, lot 220
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