Lot 342. A grisaille Resurrection plate, Qianlong period, circa 1745; 8 ¾ in. (22.2 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price realised USD 3,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.
The religious subject finely painted in the center in tones of black enamel enriched with gilt highlights, a crowd of mourners and onlookers below Christ and the two thieves and the Roman soldiers gambling in the foreground, the borders detailed strapwork with cornucopiae and trailing vine.
Provenance: The Francois Hervouet Collection; Sotheby's, Monaco, 22 June 1987, lot 1651.