A blue and white double dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 868. A blue and white dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.

The dish is painted in the center with a roundel enclosing bamboo, rocks, and prunus, beneath radiating shaped panels of blossoming flower branches in the well. 14 ¼ in. (36 cm.) diam.

ProvenanceSamuel Putnam Avery Sr. (1822-1904) Collection, New York. 
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1879.

Christie's. Collected in America: Chinese Ceramics from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 15 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza