Lot 197. A large famille-verte charger, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 50.8 cm, 20 in. Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 GBP. Lot sold: 15,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's
brightly decorated to the interior with a central medallion enclosing two qilin in a landscape setting, surrounded by panels enclosing various animals encircled by cartouches filled with flower baskets, birds and flowers, the flared rim with oval panels containing butterflies reserved against a diaper ground.
Provenance: From the Collection of Jorge de Brito.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 06 Nov 2019