KANGXI or YONGZHENG c.1710 – 1730 Chinese Export Porcelain
A Rare Large Chinese Export Porcelain Dish, Late Kangxi or Yongzheng c.1710-1730. The Striking Design Consists of a Two Tier Pagoda with What Appears to be a Religious Figure in a Fur-lined Coat. There are Two Boys or Acolytes with their Hats on Tied Around their Necks. The Pagoda is Flanked by Two Birds.
- The rim partly polished, fritting and small glaze chips.
- Diameter : 39 cm (15 1/3 inches).
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A version of this early 18th century Chinese porcelain design but with a small building instead of a pagoda and without figures, is often found on teabowls and saucers of the late Kangxi and Yongzheng period. This design is commonly referred to as `The Cuckoo in the House` pattern.