A very fine Chinese famille verte panel decorated with the Empress. Kangxi
A Chinese fragment of a larger and rounded panel, decorated in the famille verte panel, with an old Chinese empress sit on an armchair, and next to her, three court ladies, one of them carrying a baby. To the left of the Empress, one of the 100 different ways to write the character shou, which means “longevity”.The background of the panel is painted in the style of Mi Fu, the Northern Song Master, usually found on blue and white Kangxi porcelain. The later frame in hardwood.
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722)
- 8.26 in. / 6.69 in. (21,5 cm / 17,5 cm - including the frame )
- Reference :
This fragment could be a part of a larger panel depicting a variation of the 100 boys playing theme.