EUROPEAN SCENES

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Chinese export porcelain.

Oval tray with a European scene (width : 17,6cm).

Qianlong period, circa 1745.        

 

     The decoration in full represents a love scene with two European couples: on the right hand side two lovers embracing, on the left hand side two lovers are playing. He has stolen her fan and she is about to slap him with his tricorn hat.   

 

Provenance: Private collection privée, France. 

Condition: Perfect, except for minute fritting on the border.

Price: on request at the gallery.


Bibliography: F. & N. Hervouët, Les Porcelaines des Compagnies des Indes à Décor Occidental, Paris, 1986, N° 7.87.