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PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE FLUTED DISHES
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CATALOGUE NUMBERS 1474 & 1475

PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE FLUTED DISHES​

KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)

DIMENSIONS

Diameter: 9 ¾ inches

 

PROVENANCE
  • Bonhams London, November 8, 2004, lot 134

  • John Sparks, London (according to label)

  • Gustford Park Collection (according to label)

 

CATALOGUE NOTES

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.