Lot 38. A large powder-blue and gilt-decorated charger, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 161⁄4 in. (41.3 cm.) diam. Estimate 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