A Chinese export famille-rose 'arbor' pattern plate circa 1740
3,000 - 5,000 USD
bidding is closed
- 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
Christie's London, March 7-8, 1984, lot 220