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A FAMILLE ROSE 'EROTIC' TEABOWL AND SAUCER
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A FAMILLE ROSE 'EROTIC' TEABOWL AND SAUCER

CIRCA 1730-40

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A FAMILLE ROSE 'EROTIC' TEABOWL AND SAUCER
Circa 1730-40
The semi-eggshell porcelain finely enamelled with a gentleman seated with a young lady on his knee, his left hand beneath her robes, both pretending to look at a scroll which lies on a table beside them, behind a screen a young boy is watching the couple, his finger to his lips, a gilt scrolling foliage band at the rim
Provenance
Dr Anton C.R. Dreesmann (inventory no. J-53).
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Lot Essay

A saucer from this service, from the Martin-Hurst Collection, is illustrated by G. Williamson, The Book of Famille Rose, London, 1970, pl.XV.

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