Asian Art Auction

November 28, 2016

LOT 114
A Chinese Export European Subject Saucer, Yongzheng Period, Circa 1735
  • A Chinese Export European Subject Saucer, Yongzheng Period, Circa 1735
  • A Chinese Export European Subject Saucer, Yongzheng Period, Circa 1735

114

A Chinese Export European Subject Saucer, Yongzheng Period, Circa 1735

清雍正 中國外銷歐洲人物瓷盤

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.

Estimate $500-$800

Realised: $375
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

About artist/note:

A coffee cup and saucer with identical subjects from the Mottahedeh Collection were sold at Sotheby’s New York, October 19, 2000, lot 189

Literature:

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

Provenance:

Important Private Canadian Collection of Armorial Porcelain (lots 104-117)

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Ceramics: Export
Origin: China