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Kangxi

Famille Verte Armorial Lobed 'Province' Dish, Kangxi Period

Y900 Famille verte armorial lobed 'Province' dish, Kangxi period
Y900 Famille verte armorial lobed 'Province' dish, Kangxi period
Y900 Famille verte armorial lobed 'Province' dish, Kangxi period
Ref: Y900
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Chinese famille verte armorial lobed 'Province' dish, Kangxi period, c. 1720, with foliate rim, decorated with the arms of the Dutch province of Henegouwen (Hainaut), above the legend 'Henegouvw' on a ground of birds, butterflies and flower-sprays, bordered by lotus-petal panels of figures in gardens alternating with vases and jardinières of flowers on a diaper-pattern ground, diameter: 9 1/2in., 24cm; condition: short hairline and frits to rim. These plate is from a series of twenty-four armorials of Dutch cities and regions. Two further plates from the series are illustrated in David S. Howard, 'The Choice of the Private Trader' p. 48-9, pl. 16 & 17. Christiaan Jorg discusses these types of plates in depth in 'Famille Verte: Chinese Porcelain in Green Enamels', pp. 163-169. SOLD