REF No. 6731 GG
GG: Chinese famille rose semi-eggshell porcelain dinner plate blue and pink border
Yongzheng period circa 1730
Diameter: 9 inches; 23cm
Provenance: deaccessioned from the Metropolitan Museum, New York
from the Golden Gate Collection
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.