A Chinese famille rose plate decorated with two birds. Yongzheng period.
Painted in the famille rose palette, with two birds and branches of peonies. On the rim, a gilt decoration of flowers and landscapes painted in “camaieu carmin”.
- Period :
- Yongzheng (1723-1735)
- 8.85 in. (22.5 cm)
- Reference :
A very similar plate is in the collection of the Cité de la céramique (France, Sèvres, access number MNC5196, from the collection Lemercier 1858) and illustrated in L’Odyssée de la Porcelaine Chinoise (Musée de Sèvres, 19 novembre 2003, p. 199, no. 151).
Another model is illustrated by D.F. Lunsingh Scheurleer in Chinese Export Porcelain – Chine de Commande, pl. E. and another one by M. Beurdeley in La Porcelaine des Qing, pl. 171.