A rare famille rose Pronk ‘Dame au parasol’ plate, circa 1738-40. Estimate 6,000 – $9,000 USD. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015.
Enameled after the well-known design of Dutch artist Cornelius Pronk, the cell-pattern pink border alternating cartouches of ladies and ducks, the reverse decorated with iron-red insects; 9 in. (23 cm.) diameter
Provenance: Acquired from P. Suval, Inc., New York, in 1975.
Property from a midwestern private collection
Christie’s. MANDARIN & MENAGERIE: THE SOWELL COLLECTION AND CHINESE EXPORT ART FROM VARIOUS OWNERS, 26 January 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza.