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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 238

    TWO CHINESE EXPORT EUROPEAN SUBJECT DINNER-PLATES AND A SIMILAR SOUP-PLATE

    QIANLONG (1736-95)

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    TWO CHINESE EXPORT EUROPEAN SUBJECT DINNER-PLATES AND A SIMILAR SOUP-PLATE
    QIANLONG (1736-95)
    Comprising: a dinner-plate painted with 'Les Oies de Frère Philippe' from the Fables of Fontaine, in a river landscape, the border with four alternating mountainous landscapes and birds perched on prunus, a plate painted with 'The Triumph of Galatea' after the painting by de Clingstet, and a soup-plate painted with 'Departure of the Pilgrims to the Isles of Cythera' after an engraving by B. Picard, within spearhead and gilt scroll work, the soup-plate with a starcrack, some slight wear
    Each approx. 9 in. (23 cm.) diam. (3)


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