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Chinese 18th century export ware blue and white moulded plate

£ 900

Category
Period
Reference
6091
Diameter
17.1 cm (6 3/4")
Kangxi Blue and white moulded plate made at Jngdezhen for export to Europe c1700.
next to a zig zag boundary fence with rock work.
The pattern could well be a reference to the story of Chang E The Goddess of the moon. She allegedly stole the elixir of immortality and had to flee to live on the moon. She is often depicted with clouds and at least one other lady
The sides are slightly moulded and painted with a double blue line which forms a ruyi head motif on the raised part of the side

The back is painted with a six character mark with in a double circle. This is an apocryphal mark to honour and not to deceive

The plate was made for export to Europe
Diameter
17.1 cm (6 3/4")
Year
1662 - 1722
Medium
Porcelain
Country
China
Condition
I very small frit