Chinese early 18th century blue and white large charger made during the reign of the Emperor Kangxi (1662-1722) c1700 at the kilns at Jingdezhen for export to europe.
The centre is painted a beautiful flowering lotus in a central medallion. The roundal is surrounded by a band of ruyi heads which lead to shaped panels in lapett shapes of various flowering auspicious plants and flowers. The central well is then filled with a geometric design common on Kangxi Pieces.
The sides repeat the pattern of flowers and the geometric design
The underside is painted with flowers prays and to the base with a double circle around an artemisia leaf
Excellent size (38cm) and excellent condition with just a few minor glaze losses to the rim which is lightly barbed