A Chinese Dutch-decorated plate painted with figures. Qianlong period.
Decorated in characteristic palette, with a couple walking in a garden in the centre, the lady with her right arm extended placing her hand on the head of the infant at her side, the scene enclosed within a ban of scrolls and a formal border encircling the rim.
- Period :
- Qianlong (1735-1795)
- 8.66 in. (23 cm)
- Reference :
An identical plate is illustrated by Hervouët & Bruneau in La porcelaine des Compagnie des Indes à Décor Occidental (Paris, 1986, p. 371, fig. 16.22 – provenance J. Nicolier, Paris).
For another example, see Sotheby’s New York, Chinese Export Porcelain and English Pottery, 27 january 1988, lot 925.