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

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 351

    A GRISAILLE EUROPEAN SUBJECT PLATE

    CIRCA 1750

    Price Realised  

    A GRISAILLE EUROPEAN SUBJECT PLATE
    CIRCA 1750
    Primarily decorated en grisaille with a couple and a child on a riverbank, she having just caught a fish with her rod, a castle in the background, a du Paquier-style band at the border
    9 in. (22.8 cm.) diameter


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    This scene is possibly after a painting by Nicholas Lancret. An identical plate is illustrated by J.G. Veiga, Chinese Export Porcelain in Private Brazilian Collections, London, 1989, p. 176, pl. 148. Another is illustrated by Hervouët and Bruneau, op. cit., p. 65, fig. 3.7. An enamelled version with different border is illustrated by J. A. Lloyd Hyde, Oriental Lowestoft, Chinese Export Porcelain, Newport, 1964, p. 88, pl. XV, fig.54.

    Provenance

    The Angelo Castelo Branco Cerqueira Caldas Collection (no.426), Sotheby's, London, 8 May 1990, lot 102
    The J. Louis Binder Collection, Christie's, London, 17 June 2003, lot 52