A Chinese famille rose charger decorated with crabs. Yongzheng period
Decorated in the famille rose palette, this plate depicts two crabs holding a peonies between them.
- Period :
- Yongzheng (1723-1735), circa 1730-1740
- 13.97 in. (35,5 cm)
- Reference :
An imari plate with this pattern is illustrated by William R. Sargent in Treasures Chinese Export Ceramics from the Peabody Essex Museum, 2012, p. 184, no. 84
A plate decorated in famille rose enamels is in the collection of Drayton Hall (USA, South Carolina).
This pattern is illustrated in the imari palette by Daniel Nadler in Porcelaines chinoises polychromes (Editions de l’amateur, 2001, p.34).