A Kangxi Famille Verte Porcelain Dish

c.1700
A Kangxi Faille Verte Porcelain Dish of Flower Shape c.1700. Painted in rich colours including overglaze blue, green, mustard yellow and black. The scene in the center is of brightly coloured mythical sea creatures, Shen (Clam-Monsters) with flaming pearls, being tossed about among the waves. The border with more Shen and birds on flowering branches divided by panels of rich brocade. The base with an underglaze blue seal mark.
Condition
In very good condition, the enamels are strong and bright, however there is some very slight rubbing to the inner gold border and one loss of over-glaze blue enamel at the bottom of the central scene.
Size
27.2 cm (10 1/2 inches)
Provenance
N/A
Stock number
23373
£ 2300
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Shinkirō "mirage" illustration from the 1781 Konjaku Hyakki Shūi

https://www.wikiwand.com/en/Shen_(clam-monster)