An encre-de-chine and gilt decorated plate
Richly decorated with a central lobed panel showing an interior setting with three women and a dignitary, reserved on dense floral scrollwork repeated on the rim with four leaf-shaped cartouches containing birds perched on fruit and flower branches
22.8 cm. diam.
A similar plate is in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, see C.J.A. Jrg & J. van Campen, Chinese Ceramics in the Collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Catalogue, 1997, p. 209, fig. 232.