A Chinese famille rose “twin peacock” dish. Qianlong period.
Enamelled in a rich famille rose palette with a peacock and a peahen standing on a grassy hillock beside blue weathered rocks growing with large pink peony, smaller flowers in gilt and colors growing alongside, all within a series of iron-red borders trailing similar blooms and interrupted by dark grey ground lappets edged in green leafy scrollwork.
- Period :
- Qianlong (1736-1795), circa 1775
- 11.02 in. (28 cm)
- Reference :
- 1.420 dollars (US)
For a large dinner service (sold 127.000 USD), see Christie’s NYC, 23 january 2001, lot 82.
For a tureen (sold 12.500 USD), see Christie’s NYC, Chinese Export Art, 27 january 2014, lot 376.