A Chinese famille verte-imari dish decorated with European figures. Kangxi period
The center painted in tones of iron-red and gilt with two westerners riding in a Chinese chariot pulled by spotted ponies, an attendant shielding them with a parasol and a lattice-fence in the foreground, all within a petal-molded border reserved on a verte cell-diaper ground.
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722)
- 9.44 in. (24.5 cm)
- Reference :
For a dish with this decoration, see Christie’s NYC, The Benjamin F. Edwards III Collection of Chinese Export Porcelain, 22 january 2002, lot 68.