London, South Kensington
16 September 1999
A Chinese blue and white foliate rimmed dish
painted with retreats in a rocky river landscape -- 14in. (36.2cm.) diam; a further dish en suite -- 12in. (32.5cm.) diam; a set of twelve blue and white plates painted with scenes of figures in boats before riverside pavilions set among pine, blossoming trees and rockwork -- 9in. (23cms) diam; and a quantity of blue and white tea bowls and saucers decorated with pine -- the saucers 4.5/8in. (11.7cms) diam max, circa 1750.
Provnance: Nanking Cargo, Christie's Amsterdam, ex lots 3716, 1739, 5570 and 5502.
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This lot also includes two further dishes from the Nanking Cargo, 12in. (32.5cm.) and 14in. (36.2cm.) diam, ex part lot 3716.
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