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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 352

    A pair of grisaille and gilt Chinese 'European subject' plates


    Price Realised  

    A pair of grisaille and gilt Chinese 'European subject' plates
    Mid 18th Century
    Depicting 'The Seamstress', a seated woman embroidering in a dark interior by a window with boats in the distance, the rim with a Louis XV-style du Paquier border between a spearhead-pattern band in gilt and iron-red, rim restoration
    23.4 cm. diam. (2)

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    See F. and N. Hervouët and Y. Bruneau, La Porcelaine des Compagnies des Indes au Décor Occidental, 1986, fig.6.47, p.131 for a very similar plate but with a different border to this lot, together with a saucer with this design, fig.6.48.

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    With John Sparks, London, 1990
    With Spink & Sons Ltd, London.

    Pre-Lot Text