A Chinese café-au-lait ground famille verte dish. Kangxi period
Well painted to the center, with flowers emerging from rockwork, the rim with four delicate floral sprays alternating, all against a light brown ground, the underside with three leafy bamboo stalks, the base painted in underglaze blue with two concentric rings.
- Period :
- kangxi (1662-1722)
- 10.23 in. (26.5 cm)
- Reference :
The café-au-lait ground is thought to be possibly inspired by Ottoman fritware.