A Chinese famille verte dish decorated with a carp. kangxi period.
Decorated in the famille verte palette to the interior with three buddhistic lions frolicking on rocky promontories alternating with three horses prancing on stylized circular waves, all encircling a central medallion of a carp leaping from froth-capped waves, the everted rim decorated with shaped panels of various sea creatures reserved against a iron-red and gilt floral diaper pattern.
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722)
- 10.75 in. (27.5 cm)
- Reference :
For an identical dish, see Christie’s NYC, Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, lot 405.