A large famille verte charger, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 187. A large famille verte charger, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP (7,663 - 10,217 EUR). Photo Sotheby's.  

the shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, brightly decorated to the interior with a medallion enclosing a pair of birds perched upon a prunus tree issuing from rockwork, encircled by large lotus lappet panels variously enclosing antiques, birds, insects and landscapes reserved on a foliate scroll green ground, the rim with quatrefoil panels enclosing mythical beasts and fish reserved on an iron-red reverse decorated foliate band, the exterior with a simple band of lotus strapwork;  45 cm, 17 3/4  in.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 May 2016, 10:00 AM