11 May 2004
TWO GRISAILLE AND GILT EROTIC EUROPEAN-SUBJECT PLATES
Each decorated en grisaille, flesh tones and gilt in the centre with a gentleman fondling a bare-breasted lady with one hand and holding his goblet of wine in the other, in a extensive landscape, one with a du Paquier-style border, the other with butterflies at the border
8 7/8 in. (22.6 cm.) diam. (2)
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See Hervouët and Bruneau, La Porcelaine des Compagnies des Indes à Décor Occidental, Paris, 1986, p. 161, fig. 7.59 for a saucer with this scene.
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