A pair of Dutch-decorated Chinese blue and white plates the porcelain Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, the decoration slightly later
5,000 - 7,000 USD
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- diameter 15 in.; 38.1 cm
probably decorated in Holland, each painted in the center with two intertwining trees, flanked by a tiger to the right and a boy bearing a spear riding on a water buffalo
A famille-verte and Kakiemon style plate with a similarly painted boy on water buffalo, possibly painted by the same hand as the present examples, is illustrated in Helen Espir, European Decoration on Oriental Porcelain 1700-1830, 2005, London, p. 95.