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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 404

    A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE PLATES

    YONGZHENG PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE PLATES
    YONGZHENG PERIOD
    Each brightly enamelled with an official on horseback crossing a river, his attendant wading behind him
    8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) diameter (2)


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    Howard notes that the decoration here would have been completed at Jingdezhen, unlike others painted later in the 18th century. The scene of a Chinese official travelling on business would undoubtedly have fascinated Western clientele.

    Provenance

    The Martin Hurst Collection (one)


    Literature

    D.S. Howard, The Choice of the Private Trader, p. 64, pl. 40 (one)