CATALOGUE NUMBERS 1474 & 1475
PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE FLUTED DISHES
KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)
Diameter: 9 ¾ inches
Bonhams London, November 8, 2004, lot 134
John Sparks, London (according to label)
Gustford Park Collection (according to label)
A pair of famille verte foliate-rimmed plates, each brightly enameled to the interior with a central medallion enclosing a large butterfly above peony, daisy, and chrysanthemum blooms issuing from rockwork, encircled by a leafy strapwork band, the rim molded with petal-shaped lobes each enameled with a flower-filled ruyi head below an iron-red chevron band. The exterior with thee simple floral sprays, all supported on a short tapering foot.