Lot 382. A large blue and white ‘Flower basket’ dish, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 14 1/8 in., 35.9 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000. Lot sold 27,500 USD. © Sotheby's
the shallow, rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a broad flared rim, the interior finely painted with a large woven bamboo basket set on a stand with three ruyi-head feet, the rounded sides of the basket supporting a flared rim overflowing with chrysanthemum, aster, peony, pomegranate blossoms, and other flowers beneath a tall, beribboned bamboo handle, the exterior painted with peony, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle, coll. no. 297.
The Jie Rui Tang Collection.
Provenance: Marchant, London, 2001.
Literature: Jeffrey P. Stamen and Cynthia Volk with Yibin Ni, A Culture Revealed: Kangxi-era Porcelain from the Jie Rui Tang Collection, Bruges, 2017, pl. 23.