04 mars 2009

A famille verte powder-blue-ground 'landscape' dish. Kangxi

A famille verte powder-blue-ground 'landscape' dish. Kangxi Painted at the centre with a scalloped panel of dignitaries in a riverside landscape, with a bridge in the foreground and pagoda in the background, the everted rim with eight further panels each enclosing floral designs, all reserved on a rich powder-blue ground heightened with gilding. 40.7cm (16in) diameter. Sold for £4,080 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 4 Mar 2009. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd)