A Kangxi Blue and White Porcelain Crucifixion Saucer

Kangxi Period 1662 - 1722

An Unusual Chine de Commande Kangxi Blue and White Crucifixion Saucer c.1690-1720. Painted with Christ on the Cross, a plaque above inscribed INRI (poorly written) with Mary and John the Baptist mourning below. The style of painting, using cross-hatching without washed tones, clearly indicates its European origin, the design has been taken from a copper-plate engraving. The base has a stylised mark, probably Shou.

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Condition
Excellent, some very minor fritting.
Size
Diameter 13 cm (5 1/8 inches)
Provenance
N/A
Stock number
26005

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