One plate decorated at the center with the Nativity, the baby Jesus in a crib, a donkey asleep in the foreground; two with the Resurrection of Christ before a sunburst, Roman soldiers fleeing in the foreground; all three with a foliate strapwork border
9 in. (22.8 cm.) diameter, each
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 15-18 January 2004, lot 77 (the two with cornucopiae at the border).
Jorge Welsh, London (the smaller Resurrection plate).
W.R. Sargent, Chinese Porcelain in the Conde Collection, Madrid, 2014, pps. 246 and 250.
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The Tibor Collection was formed over decades, growing to encompass every category of Chinese export porcelain, from small, charming teawares to massive pairs of important jars. The collector had a deep appreciation for the magnificent porcelains made for New Spain as well as for the lifelike charm and elegance of Chinese porcelain figure and animal models.
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