Chinese porcelain dish. Qianlong, circa 1738-40... - Lot 46 - Coutau-Bégarie

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Chinese porcelain dish. Qianlong, circa 1738-40... - Lot 46 - Coutau-Bégarie
Chinese porcelain dish.
Qianlong, circa 1738-40
With Imari decoration, the center with the arms of France, frieze with the two L's joined and crowned in reserves on the fall, various floral and fan motifs on the wing, small chip to the rim, chips, small scratches and wear
D.: 28 cm.

Provenance: From the service commissioned by King Louis XV, probably for the winter dining room on the second floor of Versailles.

Notes :
This service was commissioned by King Louis XV through the French East India Company in 1738.
For an article on this commission by Stéphane Castelluccio, 'Le Roi et la Compagnie française des Indes orientales', see the exhibition catalogue by Marie-Laure de Rochebrune, La Chine à Versailles, Paris, 2014, pp.95-101.
For a similar model from the collections of Benjamin F. Edwards III, see Christie's New York sale, 28 January 2013, lot 493
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