Chinese grisaille'European Subject' bowl, c. 1750, Qianlong (1736-95), with foliate rim, decorated in the centre with a courting lady and gallant in European dress seated beneath a tree, with a further amorous couple in a thicket in the background, the inner rim with Dutch over-painted sprays of flowers and fruiting branches. Diameter of saucer: 5 7/8in. Condition: two hairlines with associated chips to rim, fritting to rim, star-crack to base.
The design fort his set is though to be based upon an engraving by Jean-Baptiste Pater, perhaps a preparatory work for'L'Amour et le Badinage'. Update Due to current restrictions our access to some of our stock is limited. Our cataloguing is of the very highest standard as demanded by our membership of the British Antique Dealers' Association (BADA). The item "Antique Chinese grisaille'European Subject' bowl, c.1750, Qianlong (1736-95)" is in sale since Monday, July 2, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Porcelain". The seller is "guestandgray" and is located in London.
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