Lot 177. A large famille-verte dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 16 1/2 in., 42 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 7,500 USD. © Sotheby's.
painted with a central medallion of an openwork beribboned basket of peony and lotus flowers within a narrow scrolling band of stylized floral blooms and buds, the cavetto with petal form reserves containing flowering plants issuing from rockwork against a pale-green stippled ground, the reverse with three floral sprays and an underglaze-blue chime within a double circle, wood stand (2).
Provenance: Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York, 19 march 2013