A pair of  Chinese export porcelain famille rose octagonal plates painted in the centre with a stag running away from two chasing white hounds with black markings, beside a large tree amongst bushes, within an iron red border of petals with gilt scroll edging, the everted rim with eight panels enclosing alternating branches of roses and other flowers with white enamel flowering and fruiting branches, divided by grisaille octagonal diaper, the undersides plain.

8 1/2 inches, 21.6 cm diameter.

Qianlong, 1736-1795.


Two small nibbles on rim retouched, and other tiny nibbles on rim.

Provenance & Additional Information

  • Formerly in the Hardouin family collection, west France, purchased from the Hervouet Family.