Chinese famille rose eggshell porcelain deep plate made during the reign of the Emperor Yongzheng c1730. The decoration shows a court lady seated with two young boys surrounded by antiques.
the cavetto is decorated with a cell border with three cartouches of peonies inside a blue border of hatched design
The plate has often been described as a soup plate as it is slightly deeper than conventional plates.
The enamelling and art work is excellent showing why Yongzheng early Famille Rose is much prized Fantastic quality