A blue and white Pronk ‘Arbor’ plate, circa 1738-40. Estimate 4,000 – $6,000 USD. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015.
Painted after the well-known design of Dutch artist Cornelius Pronk in underglaze blue, the borders with fruit, flowers and butterflies; 9 1/8 in. (23 cm.) diameter
Provenance: Acquired from A.R. Thomas, New York, in 1981.
Christie’s. MANDARIN & MENAGERIE: THE SOWELL COLLECTION AND CHINESE EXPORT ART FROM VARIOUS OWNERS, 26 January 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza.