Archive item - not for sale
Large Chinese famille-verte dish, Kangxi (1662-1722), decorated in the centre with a figurative scene of the Daoist dignitaries Shoulao, Fuxing and Luxing, the Three Star Gods, pictured with a boy attendant, a deer and a crane, in a rocky landscape scene beneath swirling clouds and pine trees, the rim with a band of floral cells against a red stippled ground and six cartouches containing beribboned scholarly objects including a ruyi-head sceptre and scrolls. SOLD
Diameter: 14 7/8 in. (38 cm.)
Fritting to rim (also it looks like a small piece has been out of the rim and cleverly restored back in. It is extremely difficult to see the restoration)
The Three Star Gods are personified symbols of Good Fortune, Prosperity and Longevity.