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    Sale 12975

    Noble & Private Collections Part I

    2 November 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 57

    A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE SOUP-PLATE

    YONGZHENG PERIOD (1723-1735)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE SOUP-PLATE
    YONGZHENG PERIOD (1723-1735)
    Finely enamelled at the centre with an elegant lady reclining on a rug
    9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) diameter


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    This is one of the earliest versions of this design. A decade or two later, this central scene continued to be used, both on its own and combined with the coat-of-arms of Powell with Cleland in pretence (see D. S. Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, London, 1974, p. 314), an example of which is in the Victoria and Albert Museum.

    Provenance

    Purchased Christies Amsterdam, 12 May 1999, lot 364.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF AN ENGLISH GENTLEMAN (LOTS 57 & 58)