A Chinese Export European Subject Saucer, Yongzheng Period, Circa 1735
Highly detailed with three European gentlemen underneath trees, one riding an elephant followed by the other two carrying Chinese vases, within a gilt floral border
diameter 4.6" — 11.8 cm.
A coffee cup and saucer with identical subjects from the Mottahedeh Collection were sold at Sotheby’s New York, October 19, 2000, lot 189
A cup and saucer with identical subjects is illustrated by the Winterthur Museum publication A Winterthur Guide to Chinese Export Porcelain, page 69, plate 5, acc. no. 56.46.80
Important Private Canadian Collection of Armorial Porcelain (lots 104-117)
Department: Asian Art