Lot 36. A famille verte ‘floral' charger, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15 in. (38 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000. Price 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