Chinese Export Porcelain Plate with Valentine or Altar of Love Pattern, mid-18th century, decorated with emblems of love in a landscape setting, with gilt European scroll and shell border, (minor rim chips), dia. 9 in.
Provenance: Estate of Peter Rosenberg.
Literature: This pattern is illustrated and discussed in The Choice of the Private Trader, David S. Howard, pp. 89-91.
A few minute chips on the underside of rim barely noticable unless under very close inspection.
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