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A CHINESE EXPORT 'DON QUIXOTE' PLATE CIRCA 1740

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PERIOD: 18th century

A CHINESE EXPORT 'DON QUIXOTE' PLATE CIRCA 1740 painted with Don Quixote in a suit of armor, touching his left hand to a barber's bowl worn as Mambrino's helmet, holding a spear, and seated astride his donkey, Rocinate, led by Sancho Panza, with two curious ladies peering from behind a tree before the frightened Mambrino fleeing in the distance, the cavetto with a gilt chain border, and the rim with four gilt flowering branches within a blossom and foliate-scroll border

PRIX: $15000

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