A famille verte 'Figural' dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)


Lot 237. A famille verte 'Figural' dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 10 1/2 in. (26.5 cm.) diam. Estimation : GBP 1,500 - 2,500Price Realised: GBP 6000.00© Christie's Images Ltd 2018

The dish is decorated to the interior with a garden scene featuring a mother and her two young boys at play beside a rooster, encircled by a border with cartouches enclosing auspicious emblems in reserve on a stylised geometric ground. The base has an auspicious mark painted in cobalt blue within a double circle. 

Provenance: With Joseph M. Morpugo, Amsterdam, 25 June 1991.
Private Dutch Collection, acquired in 1991, then by descent within the family.

Christie's. The Art of China: London Summer Edition, 11-19 july 2018