A Chinese famille rose plate decorated with figures. Yongzheng period
Delicately enamelled in pastel tones at the centre with a gentleman on horseback, with his consort walking at his side, both wearing elaborately decorated robes, their way led by an attendant carrying their belongings suspended from a pole over his shoulders, the rim with a grisaille diaper-pattern band reserved with blue enamel and gilt half flowerheads
- Period :
- Yongzheng (1723-1735)
- 9.05 in. (23 cm)
- Reference :
This model is illustrated by George C. Williamson in The Book of Famille Rose, London, 1927, pl. XXVII.
Another example see Christie’s London, Jarras Collection Part I, Fine Chinese Export Porcelain, 13 june 1990, lot 77.
See also Christie’s London, Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art, 8 november 2005, lot 117.