London, South Kensington
6 November 2009
A WOOD MOUNTED PORCELAIN WALL PLAQUE, 19TH CENTURY
of rectangular form, painted in famille rose enamels with figures involved in an archery contest amongst a mountainous landscape -- frame, 18¼in. x 24¾in. (46.5cm. x 63cm.).
Plesch collection (Cf 38); acquired by the father of the present owner in 1920s and then inherited in 1957.
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