2020_CKS_18177_0036_000(a_famille_verte_flower_charger_kangxi_period)

A FAMILLE VERTE ‘FLORAL' CHARGER

Lot 36. A famille verte ‘floral' charger, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15 in. (38 cm.) diamEstimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000Price Realised: GBP 2,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020

The saucer-shaped dish is decorated to the centre with a large flower basket with peonies, prunus branches and chrysanthemum, encircled by a band of six butterfly-cartouches reserved on geometric patterns. The exterior rim is decorated with six large lotus 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