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    Sale 1958

    The Hodroff Collection, Part II Chinese Export Porcelain From The Collection Of Leo & Doris Hodroff

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 259

    A EUROPEAN SUBJECT FAMILLE ROSE PLATE

    CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    A EUROPEAN SUBJECT FAMILLE ROSE PLATE
    CIRCA 1780
    Enamelled with a court gentleman bowing and holding the hand of a lady, a spearhead band at the cavetto, the rim with a stylized chrysanthemum pattern
    9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) diameter


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    F. Hervouët and Y. Bruneau posit that this scene could possibly be the presentation of Benjamin Franklin to the French Court. See La Porcelaine des Compagnies des Indes à Décor Occidental, Paris, 1986, p. 141, fig. 7.2 and 7.3.

    Provenance

    with Cohen & Cohen, London