Antique Chinese & Japanese PorcelainEuropean
Ceramics & Works of Art
Antique Chinese & Japanese PorcelainEuropean Ceramics & Works
Chinese famille verte dish, early Kangxi (1662-1722), decorated with a qilin in a fenced garden confronting a phoenix circling beneath cloudscrolls, the verdant landscape with rockwork, bamboo and a jardinière containing lingzhi and fruiting branches, the reverse with floral sprays, and a lozenge in underglaze blue mark to the base within a double footrim; ; The phoenix and qilin were two of the Four Auspicious Animals and together represent harmony in the universe.
Diameter: 15 3/8 in. (39 cm.)
broken and restored to a high standard.
Guest & Gray
58 Davies StreetLondonW1K 5LP