• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 231

    A pair of 'mythological' plates

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A pair of 'mythological' plates
    18th Century
    Decorated en grisaille with Juno seated in her chariot holding the reins of her peacocks in one hand and her sceptre in the crook of the other arm, the billowing clouds forming a halo around her, within gilt spearheads in the well, the border with four cartouches in pink enamels containing landscapes and flower decorations, rubbing
    22.2 cm. diam. (2)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    For a similar example see Hervouët and Bruneau, La Porcelaine des Compagnies des Indes a Décor Occidental, Paris, 1986, p. 292, ill. 13.3.

    Special Notice

    Christie’s charges a premium to the buyer on the Hammer Price of each lot sold at the following rates: 29.75% of the Hammer Price of each lot up to and including €5,000, plus 23.8% of the Hammer Price between €5,001 and €400,000, plus 14.28% of any amount in excess of €400,001. Buyer’s premium is calculated on the basis of each lot individually.