Lot 422: THREE CHINESE EXPORT EUROPEAN SUBJECT GRISAILLE DECORATED PLATES, 18th century
27 October 2016
Boston, MA, USALive Auction
THREE CHINESE EXPORT EUROPEAN SUBJECT GRISAILLE DECORATED PLATES, 18th century
one depicting Zeus and Hera with an eagle, peacock and putti; one depicting a feast under a flower festooned loggia; the third depicting a biblical scene with three sleeping figures, a horse, two dogs and a woman with child; diameter: 9 in.
Provenance: Property of a Boston Family
Literature: An example of the Zeus and Hera plate is illustrated in Elinor Gordon, Collecting Chinese Export Porcelain, New Jersey, 1984, pg. 62, plate 47
feast decorated plate damaged and with restoration;