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.


In near perfect condition with a very small amount of wear. The enamels and gilding are very bright.
Diameter : 33 cm (13 inches)
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.
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An English softe-paste version of the present example, Worcester c.1778-1780. Curtesy of Juno Antiques.