01 juillet 2009

Two Chinese blue and white 'Pronk' dishes. Circa 1738

A Chinese blue and white 'Pronk' plate. Circa 1738 Decorated after a design by the Dutch draughtsman Cornelis Pronk, with a scene of three figures seated on a terrace beside a Ming dish placed on a low table in the foreground, a fourth figure standing behind them, a peacock perched on the terrace balustrade and a parrot perched in an exotic flowering tree above them to the top, surrounded on the sides by oval cartouches of fish divided by ducks, three very small rim restorations. 23 cm. diam. Est. €2,000 - €2,500 A Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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