Extremely rare Chinese Chine de Commande Crucifixion plate, Qianlong (1736-95)
Extremely rare Chinese Chine de Commande Crucifixion plate, Qianlong (1736-95)
Extremely rare Chinese Chine de Commande Crucifixion plate, Qianlong (1736-95)
Extremely rare Chinese Chine de Commande Crucifixion plate, Qianlong (1736-95)
Extremely rare Chinese Chine de Commande Crucifixion plate, Qianlong (1736-95)
Extremely rare Chinese Chine de Commande Crucifixion plate, Qianlong (1736-95)

Extremely rare Chinese Chine de Commande Crucifixion plate, Qianlong (1736-95)

1736 to 1795 China

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Rare Chinese Chine de Commande Crucifixion plate, Qianlong (1736-95); decorated en camaïeu with overglaze lilac-pink enamels and gold with a scene of the Crucifxion. In the foreground four soldiers are drawing lots while behind the crosses stand Mary, St John and various onlookers. This plate was a popular export design and was often part of a series of biblical scenes from the life of Christ.
hairline crack, small frit to rim and usual wear to enamels
Previously in the Hermani Collection.
There is a similar example in encre de chine listed in 'Chinese Export Porcelain' from the Royal Museums of Art and History in Brussels, Catalogue by Dr. C.J.A. Jorg, (1989), p.164 .
Dimensions
Diameter 23.50 cm (9.25 inches)
Stock Code
U487
Medium
Porcelain
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