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A Very Good Qianlong (1736-1795) Famille Rose Dish

A Very Good Qianlong (1736-1795) Famille Rose Dish

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1800: Item # 937162
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From our Chinese Polychrome Collection, a very good Qianlong Period (1736-1795) Famille Rose porcelain dish, depicting a domestic scene of a husband, wife, and child sitting upon a bench, while their servant plays fetch with the family dog, all well-painted and better than average for typical export ware. The skill of the painter is evidenced here by amongst other things, the skillful use of shading in the blue, green, and pink enamels of the folds of the clothing to create depth and texture. There are three floating floral sprays in the border, the back of the dish is plain.

Size and Condition: 9 1/4 inches diameter. 4 shallow glaze frits to the rim of the dish.