15 September 2016
A LARGE FAMILLE VERTE BRACKET-LOBED DISH
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The dish is decorated with a pheasant standing on a rock amidst peony and an osmanthus tree, the leaves and petals picked out in gilt, all encircled by radiating panels enclosing further flowers, and with a further border of flower cartouches on a diaper border on the everted rim.
14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm.) diam.
W. B. Osgood Field Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1902.
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