3 October 2006
A Tournai 'camaieu vert' chinoiserie plate
1775-1785, TROISIEME PERIODE
Inspired by engravings by Pillement, painted with a pair of gallants leaning against each other and seated on a grassy vignette, further with a pedestal supporting a globe, the shaped border with a rocaille trellised band, the edge outlined in gilt
23.7 cm. diam.
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For a related plate, see Exhibition catalogue Cent Ans de Porcelaines de Tournai, le legs André Belley, Mariemont, 1984, p.31. no 31.
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