30 June - 1 July 2010
A pair of Chinese famille rose ruby-ground octagonal plates
Enamelled to the inner roundel with a seated elegant lady holding a fan, beside a table of Antiquities and a bowl of finger citrus, two boys standing before her, the rim with shaped panels enclosing flowers, minor glaze cracks and rim frits, one plate with some restoration
27.5 cm. diam. (2)
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A similar dish in the collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, is illustrated in Orientations, May 2000, Vol. 31, no. 5, pp. 53-59.
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