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2011585
2011585

Sold Ceramics - Sold Chine de commande - Western Subjects 1680-1800 - Western Designers -

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Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) 

 

Object 2011585

 

Bowl

 

China

 

1740-1745

 

Height 63 mm (2.48 inch), diameter of rim 143 mm (5.63 inch), diameter of footring 65 mm (2.56 inch), weight 180 grams (6.35 ounce (oz.))

  

Bowl on footring. Decorated in encre de Chine, iron-red and gold with a representation of 'Cimon finding the sleeping Iphigenia' c.1616-1618 after a design by Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640).

 

According to Jörg the print source of this rare Chine de commande representation is unknown, Hervouët has suggested that it shows Christ discovering his sleeping Disciples in the Garden of Gethsemane. (Matthew 26:36-43) (Jörg 2002/2, p.151)

 

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Condition: A professional restored, re-stuck piece to the rim.

 

References:

Lunsingh Scheurleer 1977, cat. 200

Hervouët 1986, cat. 11.15

New York 2000, lot 186

Jörg 2002/2, p.151, cat. 104

Litzenburg 2003, cat. 179

New York 2008, lot 349

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Price: Sold.

 

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