2020_CKS_18177_0038_000(a_large_powder-blue_and_gilt-decorated_charger_kangxi_period)

A LARGE POWDER-BLUE-GROUND GILT-DECORATED CHARGER

Lot 38. A large powder-blue and gilt-decorated charger, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 1614 in. (41.3 cm.) diamEstimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500© Christie's Images Ltd 2020

The saucer-shaped dish is decorated in gilt with a central basket of peony, chrysanthemum and lotus, encircled by a diaper band reserved with four be-ribboned lozenge cartouches. The exterior rim is decorated with three large flower sprays

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