Antique Chinese & Japanese PorcelainEuropean
Ceramics & Works of Art
Antique Chinese & Japanese PorcelainEuropean Ceramics & Works
Massive Chinese famille-verte charger, Kangxi (1662-1722), the centre decorated with a basket of flowers within a florifel roundel containing lotus, peony and dianthus, surrounded by a lobed band of flowerheads below radiating panels containing sprays of flowers, including peony, chrysanthemums and dianthus all issuing from rockwork, the cavetto similarly decorated with larger panels against a seeded green ground interspersed by flower heads with black scrolls, the rim with a wide band containing cartouches of ribboned Daoist emblems alternating with four bands of blossom heads against a black background, and differing bands of diapers, the underside of the rim with wide opposing bands of diapers against a green ground, and lattice interspersed by cartouches containing sprays of flowers; the reverse with artemisia leaf within double concentric circles. Condition: wear to enamels, shallow fritting to underside of rim, shallow chips to footrim
Diameter: 50.5cm. (19 7/8 in.)
A similar charger sold at the ‘Collected in America: Chinese Ceramics from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’ sale at Christie’s in New York 2016, previously in the John D. Rockefeller Collection, lot 875.
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