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TWO LARGE POWDER-BLUE-GROUND FAMILLE VERTE PLATES

Lot 28. Two large powder-blue-ground famille verte plates, Kangxi period (1662-1722); The larger, 1618 in. (41 cm.) diamEstimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000© Christie's Images Ltd 2020

Each plate is decorated to the centre with a petal-shaped cartouche depicting a mountainous river landscape. The rim is decorated with eight enamelled flower cartouches alternating with cartouches in gilt, all reserved on a powder-blue ground. 

ProvenanceAcquired by the current vendor's father in Europe in the early 20th Century.

Christie's. The Art of China: Spring Edition, 20 February 2020