18 June 2002
A FINE FAMILLE ROSE 'SHEPHERDESS' SEMI-EGGSHELL DISH
With shallow rounded sides rising from a shallow tapering foot, the interior enamelled to depict a shepherdess standing among two rams and a lamb, the girl wearing a blue cloak and holding a bamboo whip, the reverse with peony, camellia and chrysanthemum
8 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam.
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Compare the vase from the Reginald Cory Collection in the Percival David Foundation illustrated in Oriental Ceramics, the World's Great Collections, Vol. 6., no. 272
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