THREE FAMILLE-VERTE 'BIRTHDAY' DISHES QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
15,000 - 25,000 USD
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- Diameter 6 5/8 in., 17 cm
each finely potted and enameled at the center with a scholar on horseback, turning to watch an attendant throw a sword, the rim with alternating butterflies and scattered peach blossoms, the base with an apocryphal Chenghua mark in underglaze blue within a double circle (3)
Christie's New York, 23rd March 1995, lot 359.
Compare a dish of this same design and subject design in the W.J. Holt collection, illustrated in R.L. Hobson, Bernard Rackham and William King, Chinese Ceramics in Private Collections, London, 1931, pl. 247.