18 mars 2011

A blue and white porcelain 'Bacchus' charger. China, Kangxi period (1662-1722

A blue and white porcelain 'Bacchus' charger. China, Kangxi period (1662-1722). photo Vanderven & Vanderven Oriental Art A rare large Chinese porcelain dish decorated with a western mythological scene of Dionysus, or Bacchus, the Greco-Roman god of wine and merriment. Because of these connotations, he was a favoured symbol for the dining room. Diameter 37.5 cm - Price on application Provenance: Private collection, Belgium Vanderven & Vanderven Oriental Art. TEFAF Antiques / Stand 102 Vanderven & Vanderven Oriental... [Lire la suite]
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