A Chinese famille rose mythological plate. Qianlong period.
Enamelled in the famille rose palette, with Hermes with a beauty, possibly Venus, below a tree, two lovebirds beside them, flower sprays at the rim.
- Period :
- Qianlong (1735-1795), circa 1760
- 8.66 in. (22.5 cm)
- Reference :
This pattern is illustrated by Hervouët in La Porcelaine des Compagnies des Indes à Décor Occidental, 1992, p. 303, no. 13.48.
A plate is also illustrated by D.F. Lusingh Sheurleer in Chinese Export Porcelain Chien de Commande, pl. 233 (from the Bal collection, Zeeuws Museum, Middelburg).