A Chinese famille rose tobacco leaf plate. Qianlong period.
Of barbed and lobed outline, enameled with the classic pattern in vivid famille rose colors, underglaze blue and gilt, a very large passion flower in pink and yellow shown against the leaves.
- Period :
- Qianlong (1735-1795), circa 1770
- 8.66 in. (22 cm)
- Reference :
Pierre L. Debomy, Tobacco leaf and Pseudo Feuille de tabac et Pseudo, A tentative inventory, 2013, p. 82 (model A1).
For a pair of plates of this model, see Sotheby’s NYC, Important America including property from the Collection of Joan Oestreicht Kend, 20 january 2017, lot 4155.