Lot 492: THREE EUROPEAN SUBJECT CHINESE EXPORT PLATES DEPICTING THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST, 18th century
October 27, 2016
Boston, MA, USALive Auction
THREE EUROPEAN SUBJECT CHINESE EXPORT PLATES DEPICTING THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST, 18th century
decorated in iron red and gilt and with putti and scroll border; one plate bearing dealer labels for Hare & Coolidge, Ogunquit ME and New York; diameter: 10 3/4 in. and 8 1/2 in.
Provenance: Property of a Boston Family
Literature: A similar plate in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, collection is illustrated and discussed in, Claire Le Corbeiller, China Trade Porcelain: Patterns of Exchange, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1974, figure 32
larger plate with restored border; some rubbing and fading to enamels