A Chinese famille verte charger decorated with two birds. Kangxi period
The circular deep dish had a central design of a tree with iron-red blossoms with one bird alighted on a branch and another hovering, both watching a large cricket which stands on a central leaf. The inner border consists of alternating panels of famille verte trees and branches on a green ground and oval panels with leaves on a white background. The border with a crimped pie-crust or gadrooned edge rim with alternating bands of orange and white.
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722)
- 13 in. (33 cm)
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