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    Sale 1958

    The Hodroff Collection, Part II Chinese Export Porcelain From The Collection Of Leo & Doris Hodroff

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 374

    A FAMILLE VERTE DEEP DISH

    KANGXI PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    A FAMILLE VERTE DEEP DISH
    KANGXI PERIOD
    Painted with the goddess Hsi Wang Mu in a garden, a peach blossom in her hand, attended by a spotted deer, the border with large butterflies and crickets alternating with cartouches of peaches and pomegrantes
    11 in. (27.9 cm.) diameter


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    Hsi Wang Mu is the goddess of immortality and is also known as the 'Mother of the West'. She cultivates the peach of immortality in her garden, a fruit that takes three thousand years to ripen.

    Literature

    D.S. Howard, The Choice of the Private Trader, p. 283, pl. 341