Yongzheng Famille Rose Soup Plate #7598 SOLD
A very elegant Chinese export porcelain Yongzheng period soup plate hand-painted in Famille Rose enamels with a central farewell scene as a Mandarin mounted upon a white horse takes his leave of his very elegant wife, preceded by his small attendant weighed down with all the baggage, the rim of the plate with fan-shaped stylized lotus motifs against a gilded diapered ground. Measuring 9″ in diameter and in good condition with only a small rim restoration and fading to the gilded diapering. Pictured in George Williamson’s work The Book of Famille Rose. Circa 1730.