A Chinese ‘Liberty & Matrimony” tea bowl and saucer decorated after Pater. Yongzheng period
Painted in the famille rose palette, after the painting of Pater “L’attrapeur d’oiseaux”, depicting a couple seated in a garden, the lady holding an open birdcage.
- Period :
- Yongzheng (1723-1735)
- 4.13 in. (10.5 cm)
- Reference :
An identical cup and saucer is illustrated by Hervouët & Bruneau in La porcelaine des Compagnie des Indes à Décor Occidental (Paris, 1986, p. 90, fig. 4.26).
For a further example, from the J. Louis Binder Collection, see Christie’s London, 17 june 2003, lot 171.
Another, from the Mottaheded Collection, exhibited at the Virginia Museum, is illustrated in China for the West, London and New York, 1978, vol. II, p. 360, no 349.