China porcelain soup plate. Qianlong, 18th century, circa 1735. Contoured shape, decorated with the enamels of the Rose Family, in the centre of a figure sitting on a rock and playing the oboe in a medallion made of rockery elements, birds in flight and bunches of flowers interspersed on the wing, brown fillet on the rim, chips, small wears.
D: 23 cm
Model probably produced for the Portuguese market.
For a similar model, illustrated and qualified "TR" (very rarely encountered), see by F. and N. Hervouët and Y. Bruneau, La Porcelaine des Compagnies des Indes à décor occidental, Paris, 1986, p.184, 8.3.
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Location of the item France - 75009 Paris