A Cantonese warming dish and domed cover
painted and gilt to the interior with ladies and a dignitary in the fenced garden of a pavilion, the cover with ladies beside a figure tending a horse in a mountainous landscape, all within border of butterflies, fruit and flowers -- 9.7/8in. (25cms) diam, (slight gilt and enamel rubbing, tiny chip to spout); a Cantonese flaring dish with panels of figures in gardens, trailing flowers and foliage -- 9¾in. (24.7cms) diam; and another with a phoenix and butterflies among bamboo, peonies and rockwork -- 9¾in. (24.7cms) diam.
See Colour Plate 1 for One. (3)