London, South Kensington
15 May 2008
A SIMILAR PAIR OF LARGE FAMILLE VERTE DISHES, KANGXI (1662-1722)
each painted to the interior with a central medallion with a peacok surrounded by oversized peony and magnolia sprays, encircled by alternating panels of floral and bird decoration below the lappet sides with cartouches of flowers and rocks, the shaped rim with foliate decoration, the exterior with four blossoming sprays, underglaze-blue zhi mark on the base -- 14in.(35.8cm) diam. (2)
Purchased from Charles Nott Ltd., London, 16 February 1940 for £155.
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