12 May 2009
A GROUP OF 'POMPADOUR'-PATTERN WARES
QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1745
Similarly enamelled to the preceding lots, comprising a very large oval deep dish or tureen-stand, 16½ in. (42 cm.) wide; two others, smaller, 14¾ in. (37.5 cm.) wide; a deep oval basin, 11 in. (28 cm.) wide; two plates, 9 in. (23 cm.) diam., all enamelled in the famille rose palette; and a saucer-shaped dish, similar but enamelled in the alternative palette with gilding, 11 1/8 in. (28.3 cm.) diam. (7)
Three oval deep dishes or tureen-stands: Sambon-Warneck Collections; Maurice Rheims, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 1 June 1956, lot 232 (part).
Plates: Sotheby's London, 21 May 1991, Lot 160; with Heirloom & Howard Ltd., London.
Saucer-shaped dish: with A.V. & M. R. Santos, London, purchased 29 May 1985.
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An idential very large oval deep dish (42 cm.) was exhibited Cargoes from China, Musée de Lorient, 26 June - 30 November 2002, catalogue no. 44.
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