Kangxi c.1690 – 1720. Chinese Export Porcelain Famille Verte Dish.
A Kangxi Famille Verte porcelain dish c.1690 – 1720. Decorated in strong Famille Verte enamel colours with a creeper growing up a pine tree with birds in a terraced garden. The border of this European shaped porcelain dish shows phoenix and peony against a seeded ground. The gadrooned rim is picked out in Rouge de Fer and gilt.
Condition: In near perfect condition with a very small amount of wear. The enamels and gilding are very bright.
Size: Diameter : 33 cm (13 inches)
Provenance:Seymore Robert Delme (died 1894), Cams Hall, Cams Hill, Fareham, Hampshire.
Old label (c.1895) to base :
'Pair of octagonal dishes, antique Chinese enamelled Famille Verte from the collection of Seymore Robert Delme, Cams Hall, Hants. Deceased bought at Christies £1.60'. (7th July 1894).
Cams Hall was sold in 1895 after the death of S.R. Delme.
R and G McPherson Antiques (item 20052). The Roy Davids Collection acquired 7th July 2009, collection number 147.
Stock number: 24604
An English softe-paste version of the present example, Worcester c.1778-1780. Curtesy of Juno Antiques.