Lot 28. Two large powder-blue-ground famille verte plates, Kangxi period (1662-1722); The larger, 161⁄8 in. (41 cm.) diam. Estimate 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.
Provenance: Acquired by the current vendor's father in Europe in the early 20th Century.
Christie's. The Art of China: Spring Edition, 20 February 2020