11 May 2004
A RARE GRISAILLE-DECORATED EUROPEAN-SUBJECT PLATE
Decorated at the centre primarily en grisaille and with flesh tones with two gentlemen in conversation seated at a table, one with a lady on his lap, a third gentleman holding a covered vase approaching the group, all set in a garden with large Western buildings in the background, with gilt spearheads in the well and a du Paquier-style band at the border
9 in. (23 cm.) diam.
François Hervouët; Sotheby's Monaco, 22 June 1987, lot 1565.
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F. and N. Hervouët and Y. Bruneau, La Porcelaine des Compagnies des Indes à Décor Occidental, Paris, 1986, p. 98, fig. 4.54.
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