Chinese porcelain famille rose plate painted in the centre in grisaille with a pagoda amongst rockwork with a walled viewing pavilion in the foreground and an equestrian scholar crossing a bridge with his attendant behind, in a river landscape scene with a fishing boat and waterfall, within a stylised famille rose rococo border with folded flowers, painted on a wide everted rim with four grisaille landscape reserves, two in openwork scrolls, with figures, pavilions and a pagoda, on a dense rococo floral ground with scrolls, swags and a keyfret band, beneath a brown enamel and gilt scroll band at the rim, the rim dressed brown.

8 3/4 inches, 22.2 cm diameter.

Qianlong, c. 1750.

Provenance & Additional Information

  • From Nicolier, Paris (with label).