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Chinese kangxi 18th century Blue and White Moulded Plat

£ 900

Category
Period
Reference
6090
Diameter
17 cm (6 3/4")
Kangxi Blue and white moulded plate made at Jngdezhen for export to Europe c1700.

The centre is painted with two standing ladies with a jumping boy all below a fringed willow tree in a garden setting.

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 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 cm (6 3/4")
Year
1662 - 1722
Medium
Porcelain
Country
China
Condition
Perfect with minor glaze imperfections