A Chinese figural plate decorated in famille rose enamels. Yongzheng period.
Enameled in the famille rose palette with figures of two ladies, one of whom is unhooking a rose-colored fish that has been caught by a boy in the lotus pond in the background. The narrow border is of canary diaper, with four reserves, and beyond this is a broad border of pink diaper with four reserves containing peonies and hawthorn blossom.
- Period :
- Yongzheng (1723-1735)
- 23 cm
- Reference :
This design is illustrated in :
T. V. Litzenburg Jr, Chinese Export Porcelain in the Reeves Center Collection at Washington and Lee University, cat. 43.
W. G. Gulland, Chinese Porcelain, cat 805.
J. P. van Goidsenhoven, La Céramique Chinoise Sous les Ts’ing.
Dr G. C. Williamson, The Book of Famille Rose, plate XLVI.