Chinese famille verte dish, early Kangxi (1662-1722)

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Chinese famille verte dish, early Kangxi (1662-1722)

£1,900.00

Description

Chinese famille verte dish, early Kangxi (1662-1722), decorated with a qilin in a fenced garden confronting a phoenix circling beneath cloudscrolls, the verdant landscape with rockwork, bamboo and a jardinière containing lingzhi and fruiting branches, the reverse with floral sprays, and a lozenge in underglaze blue mark to the base within a double footrim; ; condition: broken and restored to a high standard. The phoenix and qilin were two of the Four Auspicious Animals and together represent harmony in the universe.

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Origin Oriental Other
Period 17th Century
Condition Very good
Diameter 15 3/8 in. (39 cm.)

Product REF: U992