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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 347

    A FAMILLE ROSE 'CHERRY-PICKERS' PLATE

    CIRCA 1775

    Price Realised  

    A FAMILLE ROSE 'CHERRY-PICKERS' PLATE
    CIRCA 1775
    Brightly enamelled with a lady catching cherries in her skirt as a young man throws them from a ladder above and a seated lady and dog look on, the rim with a simple iron-red rope-twist band
    9¼ in. (23.4 cm.) diameter


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    See Hervouët and Bruneau, op. cit., p. 89, fig. 4.23 for an identical plate, where the authors inform us that this scene was inspired by an engraving by Nicolas Ponce, after a painting by Antoine Baudouin.

    Provenance

    with D.M. & P. Manheim Antiques, New York