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Grisaille and gilt plate, c. 1745

Grisaille and Gilt Plate, C. 1745

Y287 Grisaille and gilt plate, c. 1745
Y287 Grisaille and gilt plate, c. 1745
Y287 Grisaille and gilt plate, c. 1745
Ref: Y287
Archive item - not for sale

Chinese grisaille and gilt plate, c. 1745, decorated in the centre with Aurora, the goddess of dawn, riding in her chariot drawn by two winged across the morning sky and dispersing the clouds with her rays of light, the inner rim with spearhead decoration, the border decorated with alternating cartouches containing love birds and hounds amongst the symbols of Aurora, diameter: 9 1/8in., 23.2cm; condition: small chips and frits to rim. Provenance: Auchendinny House, Midlothian. For an armorial version of this plate see: Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, (London, 1974), p. 334, plate K3.Humbertson. SOLD