13 November 2001
A GRISAILLE, GILT AND PUCE ENAMEL 'JUNO' PLATE
Decorated en grisaille at the centre with Juno seated in her chariot drawn by two peacocks holding a sceptre in one hand and the reins in the other, below clouds in a semi-circular formation and a rainbow, the border with four cartouches within gilt surrounds delicately enamelled in puce with landscape alternating with a bird on a flowering branch, minor underside rim chips
8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) diam.
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See F. and B. Hervoüet and Y. Bruneau, La Porcelaine des Compagnies des Indes à Décor Occidental, 1986, fig.13.3 for a similar plate.
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