A Chinese famille rose plate decorated with cockerels. Yongzheng period.
Two lively cockerels in a peony garden, one perched on rocks, the rim with pink cell diaper border interrupted by three cartouches of flowers and citrus.
- Period :
- Yongzheng (1723-1735)
- 8.66 in. (22.5 cm)
- Reference :
For a pair of plates of this model, with a turquoise diaper on the rim, see Christie’s NYC, The Peter H B Frelinghuysen Jr Collection of Chinese Export Porcelain, 24 January 2012, lot 53.
See also G. Williamson, The Book of Famille Rose (London, 1927, pl. XLIX, p. 157-158)
This pattern is also more commonly known with turquoise cell diaper on the rim.