8 November 2005
A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE LARGE CIRCULAR DISHES
KANGXI (1662-1722), WITH JOHANNEUM N:502 MARKS
Each painted in the centre with a shaped peony medallion surrounded by eight radiating petal-shaped panels containing flowering peony, lotus, chrysanthemum, or camellia, the rim with four equi-distant quatrefoil panels enclosing pomegranates, reserved on a ground of chrysanthemum scrolls inhabited by peacocks, rim chips, one restored
18¼ in. (46.7 cm.) diam. (2)
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The marks indicated that these dishes were previously in the porcelain collection of Jahanneum Palace, Dresden, Germany.
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