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KANGXI PORCELAIN BLUE & WHITE 'PEACOCKS' CHARGER

China, c1662-1722

 

Kangxi Blue & White Porcelain Peacocks Large Dish (Charger), China, c1662-1722 

 

Painted in the Ming manner, the motifs standing out on a densely patterned ground,
the central medallion featuring a peony on a stippled ground,
surrounded by 8 petal-shaped cartouches enclosing
peony, lotus, and chrysanthemum motifs symmetrically opposed,
all on a trellis diapered ground;
the rim with four cartouches enclosing peach baskets separated by
richly decorated panels of peacocks, chrysanthemum heads and scrolls;
the verso rim with 4 auspicious symbols (jewel, and open lozenge)

 

Ref : A similarly painted large dish is illustrated in Chinese Ceramics, He Li,
Plate 583, p. 288, with discussion on p. 320, where it states :
"This grouping of decorative elements conveys wishes for wealth, nobility and longevity".
Also see :

R. Krahl and J. Ayers,

Chinese Export Porcelain in the Museum of Topkapi Saray, Istanbul, Vol. III, No. 2300, p.1050;

V&A Museum Collection, museum number : C.792-1910;
similar pair in the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, Avery Brundage Collection

 

Condition : Excellent, with usual small rim and footrim fritting;

a glaze skip to the rim, visible in images

 

15-3/8" Wide

 

PRICE : Please Inquire

 

#7705

 

 

Kangxi Blue & White Porcelain Peacocks Large Dish (Charger), China, c1662-1722, verso

 

Kangxi Blue & White Porcelain Peacocks Large Dish (Charger), China, c1662-1722 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roundel Detail :

 

Kangxi Blue & White Porcelain Peacocks Large Dish (Charger), China, c1662-1722, 8-petaled center on diapered ground

 

Rim Detail of Peacocks :

 

Kangxi Blue & White Porcelain Peacocks Large Dish (Charger), China, c1662-1722, rim peacocks detail

 

 


 

 

 

15-3/8 Inch Kangxi 'Peacocks' Charger, Shown with :

2 Ming Kraak Klapmutsen,

a Rare Kangi Tripod Teapot,

and a Kangxi Silver-Mounted Scent Bottle

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