Pair of Chinese grisaille European subject dishes, Qianlong (1736-95)

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Pair of Chinese grisaille European subject dishes, Qianlong (1736-95)

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Pair of Chinese grisaille European subject dishes, Qianlong (1736-95), each decorated to the central roundel with a lady seated in a curtained window seat sewing, her right hand raised with a threaded needle, her left holding a swathe of fabric with gilt fringing, a port scene visible through the window over her shoulder; the cavetto with festoons of swagged flowerheads; the rim with four alternating shingled sections with flowerheads, seedpods and pigeons with wings outstretched, all in black enamel with gilt highlights.

Diameter: 22.5cm. (8 3/4in.)

Condition:

Good; slight wear

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item details
Material and Technique Porcelain with 'en grisaille' enamel decoration and gilt highlights
Origin Chinese
Period 18th Century
Condition Very good
Diameter 22.5cm. (8 3/4in.)

Product REF: W879