Description & Technical information

European market
Provenance: deaccessioned from the Metropolitan Museum, New York
from the Golden Gate Collection

Price:  £6,000

A Chinese export porcelain octagonal plate, finely decorated in famille rose enamels with a scene of ladies and boys on a boating lake, the border in pale blue and pink enamels.

References: Williamson 1970, plate XLV, an almost identical plate and another very similar but with the main colours on the rim swapped; Crosby Forbes 1982, No 7, a similar plate but with two deer in the centre; another example was in the Mottahedeh collection, sold 1985.


This item is currently located in the USA and may be subject to additional shipping and import charges if shipped outside the USA. However, this also means it is NOT subject to any tariffs on Chinese-made goods entering the USA.

Date:  circa 1730
Period:  Yongzheng period
Origin:  China
Medium: porcelain
Dimensions: 23 cm (9 inches)
Provenance: Deaccessioned from the Metropolitan Museum, New York

Categories: Oriental and Asian Art