20 mai 2009

Six grisaille and gilt 'European-subject' plates, Qianlong

Six grisaille and gilt 'European-subject' plates, Qianlong Each dish finely painted en grisaille with details heightened in gilt, the rims with a Viennese (Du Pacquier-style) border enclosing a central depiction of a scene from the life of Christ, two depicting the Nativity, two depicting the Crucifixion and two depicting the Resurrection. 23.1cm (9in) diam. (6). Sold for £5,400 Provenance: Marquis and Marquise Piero Massoni-Errera, and thence by descentPurchased by the Errera family who were diplomats in Asia, circa... [Lire la suite]
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