A Chinese famille rose plate decorated with a lady and her attendant. Yongzheng period
Decorated in the famille rose palette with a lady and her attendant who is carrying a cithare qin, a chinese musical instrument, in front of a fenced garden decorated with rocks, shrubs and water lilies. The rim is painted with flowering branches of peonie, anemone and prunus, all executed with the balance, the elegance and the beauty of enameling that typifies the Yongzheng period.
- Period :
- Yongzheng (1723-1735)
- 8.66 in (22.5 cm)
- Reference :
A large dish was published in the book of D.F Lunsingh Scheurleer in Chine de Commande (no. 84).
A pair of cup and saucers, from the collection of Clara et Gustaaf Hamburger, are held on at the Musée Ariana at Genève They are published in the catalogue La donation Clare van Beusekom-Hamburger (Skira, 2010, no. 79).