Three Chinese Export European Subject Rimmed Plates
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
- Date / Time :
- November 08, 2009 11:00AM
Three Chinese Export European Subject Rimmed Plates, c. 1745, decorated en grisaille with gilt scroll highlights, each taken from early 18th century engravings; one showing an allegory of love depicting Cupid and Psyche amidst the clouds above two figures likely Paris and Minerva, (repaired); two plates depicting a scene of four figures in a landscape, (one with small rim chip), dia. 8 7/8 in.
The Cupid and Psyche plate was cracked in half and repaired, fairly unobtrusive unless under very close inspection; one of the two landscape with figures plates has a small rim chip, all have gilt wear.