A large Famille Rose figural charger, the enamels 18th century, the porcelain possibly earlier

A large Famille Rose figural charger, the enamels 18th century, the porcelain possibly earlierEstimate £7,000 – £10,000 ($10,640 - $15,200). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

The dish is decorated in enamels and gilt with two ladies conversing by a pavilion in a garden with a lotus pond. The well has a scrolling leafy border with scattered flower heads and fruits, and the underside is decorated with three iron red floral sprigs. 15 ¾ in . (40 cm.) diam.

Christie's. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES, 12 May 2015, London, King Street