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27 October 2016, 10:00 EST
Boston, MA, USALive Auction
Lot 492: THREE EUROPEAN SUBJECT CHINESE EXPORT PLATES DEPICTING THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST, 18th century(206 views)
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THREE EUROPEAN SUBJECT CHINESE EXPORT PLATES DEPICTING THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST, 18th century
decorated in iron red and gilt and with putti and scroll border; one plate bearing dealer labels for Hare & Coolidge, Ogunquit ME and New York; diameter: 10 3/4 in. and 8 1/2 in.
Provenance: Property of a Boston Family
Literature: A similar plate in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, collection is illustrated and discussed in, Claire Le Corbeiller, China Trade Porcelain: Patterns of Exchange, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1974, figure 32
larger plate with restored border; some rubbing and fading to enamels