Lot 8. A big French Chinoiserie pattern octogonal shaped faience tray (table tray), Rouen, 1st half of 18th century. Estimate €4000. Photo Nagel
Painted "à grand feu" with music making Chinese people in a traditional painted East Asian landscape with architecture, floral and insect pattern on the rim. Some scratches and minor chips or hairline cracks. Old inventory labels at the bottom.
Provenance: From a Badois private collection. Formerly Collection Tumin, Paris, sold Drouot, sale 11. June 1936, Lot 47.
Exposed in 1932 "Rétrospective de la Faience francaise", Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris.
Nagel. Sale 744, 22nd February 2017