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CHINESE EXPORT PORTRAIT PLATE CIRCA 1750

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PERIOD: 18th century

CHINESE EXPORT PORTRAIT PLATE CIRCA 1750 painted en grisaille with a half-length portrait of Queen Louise of Denmark, the cavetto with a gilt spearhead border, and the rim with two scroll- and strapwork-edged panels of cupids with a dolphin, alternating with trelliswork panels and pairs of birds flanking beribboned wreaths of fruit suspended from foliate scrolls, all heightened in blue enamel and gilding23cm

PRIX: $8500

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