11 November 2003
A RARE GRISAILLE, IRON-RED AND GILT EUROPEAN-SUBJECT PLATE
Decorated at the centre en grisaille with flesh tones picked out in soft iron-red depicting Cupid and Venus in a bucolic scene, within a gilt spearhead and dot band in the well and gilt Meissen-style lacework below the rim
8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) diam.
With Charles Perry, Atlanta.
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See Hervouët and Bruneau, La Porcelaine des Compagnies des Indes à Décor Occidental, Paris, 1986, p.308, fig. 13.66 for an identical plate.
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