A famille rose Pronk ‘Arbor’ saucer dish, circa 1738-40. Estimate 3,000 – $5,000 USD. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015.
Decorated after the Dutch artist Cornelius Pronk’s design with the classic topiary garden scene; 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) diameter
Provenance: Acquired from J. Cherny in 1975.
Note: C. Jorg has determined that this was the fourth and last certain design by Cornelius Pronk for the VOC (Pronk Porcelain, pp 34-35).
Christie’s. MANDARIN & MENAGERIE: THE SOWELL COLLECTION AND CHINESE EXPORT ART FROM VARIOUS OWNERS, 26 January 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza.