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A famille rose Pronk ‘doctors visit’ plate, circa 1740Estimate $1,200 – $1,800. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015

Enameled after a design by Cornelis Pronk with three doctors seated around a table, a peacock sitting on a fence beside them looking at a parrot perched on a flowering branch above, within a border of four cartouches of fish and water-birds, the underside with yellow trellis-pattern; 12 ½ in. (32 cm.) diameter

Christie’s. MANDARIN & MENAGERIE: THE SOWELL COLLECTION AND CHINESE EXPORT ART FROM VARIOUS OWNERS, 26 January 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

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