GALERIE NICOLAS FOURNERY

A Chinese famille rose plate decorated with a burst pomegranate. Yongzheng period

Decorated in a combination of dark underglazed blue with pink, grey, green and yellow enamels. The central motif is a pomegranate on a knobby stem with flowers and leaves and a pair of smaller flowers and laves in futile, in front and surrounding the fruit. The pomegranate has burst open to reveal its seeds. The central design of fruits is set in a quatrefoil frame, with a blue ground between it.

Country:
China
Period :
Late Kangxi period (1662-1722) or early Yongzheng period (1723-1735)
Material:
Porcelain
Dimension:
8.46 in. (21.5 cm)
Reference :
C751
Price:
upon request
Status:
available

Related works

An identical plate is in the collection of the  Metropolitan Museum de New York (access number MET 79.2.1305).

A set of ten plates was published by John Carswell and Jorge Welsh in Fauna & Flora – A collection of Qing Dynasty Porcelain (2002, p. 18, no. 7)

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