2 November 2004
A famille rose 'quail' plate
Enamelled to the centre with two quails on a grassy mound among flowering chrysanthemum, peony and plum blossom, the border with four clusters of flowers and bamboo in bianco-sopra-biancoi below a floral border
22.5 cm. diam.
Formerly in the Martin Hurst Collection.
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A similar plate is illustrated by D. Howard & J. Ayers, China for the West, London, 1974, vol. I, p. 152, no. 132.
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