A Chinese famille rose plate decorated with “The Hundred Antiquities”. Yongzheng
Decorated in the famille rose palette, the center of the plate decorated with The Hundred Antiques design (Bai gu). Turquoise diaper pattern on the cavetto and flowers as well as fruits around the rim.
- Period :
- Yongzheng (1723-1735)
- 9.25 in. (23.5 cm)
- Reference :
The Hundred Antiques (Bai gu) is a miscellaneous or general collection of emblematic forms comprising the Eight Treasures, the Four Treasures, the symbols of Four Fine Arts (music, chess, calligraphy, and painting) together with numerous conventional representations of sacrificial vessels, flowers, animals.