Price

£5900.00

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Chinese Export Porcelain Blue and White Porcelain Plates,

After Maria Sybille Merian,

Pronk, Dutch Market,

Circa 1740-45

A pair of blue and white plates with a design after Maria Sybille Merian, probably from the Pronk workshop. The Chinese export underglaze blue porcelain plates are decorated in underglaze blue with baroque scrolls highlighted in gold on the border with an image of flowers and tobacco plants in the central well, after an engraving by the famous Dutch botanist and artist Sybilla Merian.

Dimensions: 10 1/16 inches diameter x 1 1/8 inches high

The Royal Collection has a remarkable collection of Maria Sybille Merian's work, originally acquired in 1755 by George III, when Prince of Wales.

See https://www.botanicalartandartists.com/about-maria-sibylla-merian.html for further information about Maria Sybille Merian.

 

See: A Game of Bowls - Cohen and Cohen, Page 33, #24 for a related and very similar design.

For related designs- China for the West. Chinese Porcelain and other Decorative Arts for Export illustrated from the Mottahedeh Collection, (D.S. Howard & J. Ayers, Philip Wilson Publishers for Sotheby Parke Bernet Publications, London 1978), vol. 1, p.304, cat. 298.

Christie's pictorial history of Chinese ceramics, (A. du Boulay, Phaidon-Christie's, Oxford 1984), p.233, cat. 15.

The Choice of the Private Trader. The Private Market in Chinese Export Porcelain illustrated from the Hodroff Collection, (D.S. Howard, Zwemmer, London, 1994), p.78, cat. 60.

Chinese Ceramics in the Collection of the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, The Ming and Qing Dynasties, (C.J.A. Jörg in collaboration with J. van Campen, Philip Wilson in association with The Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, London 1997), p.287, cat. 334.

The Dr Anton C.R. Dreesmann Collection, European Furniture and Chinese Export Porcelain, auction catalogue Christie's London 10 April 2002, p.217, lot 416.

Treasures of Chinese Export Ceramics from the Peabody Essex Museum, (W.R. Sargent, Salem, Massachusetts, 2012), p.245, plate 120. Condition: Excellent

Dimensions

25.56cm diameter

Price

£5900.00

Condition report

Excellent

Stock number

NY9667-npim

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