KANGXI 1662 – 1722 Famille Verte Porcelain

A Fine Kangxi Famille Verte Porcelain Plaque or Tile c.1700-1720.

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The Double Sided Hollow Famille Verte Plaque is Painted in Great Detail with a Scene of a Scholar Kneeling in Front of his Desk to Presenting a Letter ( ? ) to a Well Dressed Woman Holding a Fan. The Scholar`s Desk is Laid Out with Scholars Equipment Including a Brushpot with Brushes, Ink-stone, Water-Pot and a Book. To the Left is a Young Servant Peering Through a Circular Opening to Offer Two Cups of Wine to the Couple. Further Left the Garden is Visible with a Fine Balustraded Fence and a Scholar`s Rock. The Reverse of the Tile or Plaque is More Simply Painted with Scholar`s Objects. The Sides Unglazed with Holes Made to Support the Tile Within a Wooden Surround, the Sides Show Textile Marks That remain From When the Clay was Wet.



Condition: The lower left side of the back panel has some restoration, there appears to be a crack under the restoration. Small chips to some of the corners restored.

Size: Length : 26 cm (10 1/4 inches)

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Stock number: 22888.