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Kangxi Porcelain Famille Verte Charger

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Category
Period
Reference
5997
Diameter
36 cm (14 1/4")
Chinese early 18th Century Famille Verte charger made during the reign of the Emperor Kangxi c1700 at the Kilns in Jingdezhen for export to Europe

The sides are slightly scalloped and moulded and painted with alternating panels of flowers with rockwork. The flowers are those which are important in Chinese folklore and include, prunus, chrysanthemum, orchid, and lotus.

The central section is painted with a Golden Pheasant on rock work surrounded by flowers and insects. The pheasant although is one of the twelve emblems of the Emperor as it is considered the symbol of authority , here it is representing literary refinement and official office.

Excellent painting and enamelling all exceptionally bright and clear.

Diameter
36 cm (14 1/4")
Year
1662 - 1722
Medium
Porcelain
Country
China
Provenance
Private London Collection and by repute purchased from Bluetts in Davis Road
See lot 130 Christies South Kensington 15th May 2008
Condition
Perfect