A large Chinese famille verte – rose dish decorated with a « family scene ». Yongzheng
Decorated with an unusual mixed palette, with a central scene depicting a family. The father activates a grinding machine while his wife pours wheat from a sack onto a board. A bag is next to the machine to receive the flour under the watchful eyes of their son, symbol of family happiness. On the rim, a blue treillis and four reserves with insects.
- Period :
- Yongzheng (1723-1735)
- 10.82 in. (27,5 cm)
- Reference :
For a related model, with the same border but with a central scene with a man holding a parasol for a lady, see David Howard, The Choice of the Private Trader – The Private Market in Chinese Export Porcelain illustrated from the Hodroff Collection, 1994, p. 57, no. 30.