6 November 2007
A LARGE FAMILLE VERTE SAUCER-SHAPED DISH
Boldly enamelled with three ladies wearing floral robes seated at a table, their black hair adorned with hair ornaments, one lady painting a scroll and the other two watching her, a large landscape screen forming a back-drop behind them, underglaze blue leaf mark within the grooved unglazed foot
13 5/8 in. (34.7 cm.) diam.
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