YONGZHENG 1723 – 1735 Dutch Decorated Chinese Porcelain

A Finely Carved Yongzheng Plate Decorated in Holland in the 1730`s with a Bird on a Branch Among Flowers. This Design Closely Copies Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain and is Know as `Tumbledown Dick` in England.


Very good, some fritting.
Diameter : 22 cm (8 3/4 inches)
Geoffrey Waters, Kings Road, London. 3rd February 1999. The Helen Espir Collection of European Decorated Chinese Export Porcelain : "a member of the Oriental Ceramic Society and collector, with her husband. Having made a typical collection of Song and provincial Ming blue and white, they decided to concentrate on what used to be called `clobbered` porcelain. She is the author of the standard work on the subject, European Decoration on Oriental Porcelain,2005, the first to examine the work of European decorators on Chinese porcelain throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, focusing on enamellers in Holland, Germany and England. She has learned Chinese." From Provenance ; Collectors, Dealers & Scholars : Chinese Ceramics in Britain & America (Roy Davids, Dominic Jellinek, Privately Printed, 2011. ISBN 978-0-9570148-0-0).
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Published :
`Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Society` Volume 65. 2000-2001. Fig. 4, page 122.
European Decoration on Oriental Porcelain 1700 - 1830 (Helen Espir, Jorge Welsh Books, 2005) page 45, plate 45.