A Chinese famille verte plate decorated with a pine tree. Kangxi period
Decorated in the famille verte palette, to the centre with a jardiniere containing a pine tree, and with multi-coloured lingzhi fungi growing around the base of the tree. There are four floral sprays around the rim
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722)
- 8.66 in. (23 cm)
- Reference :
For a Chinese famille verte plate of this model and a model in Meissen after the Chinese pattern, see Maureen Cassidy-Geiger, The Arnhold Collection of Meissen Porcelain, 1710-50, New York 2008, no. 248, pp. 522-523, illus.
This two plates were sold at Sotheby’s NYC, Style: Furniture, Silver, Ceramics, 21 October 2020, lot 162 (Property from the Collection of Henry H. Arnhold, sold to benefit The Arnhold Foundation).
A pair of almost identical examples of the Chinese plate from the Goldmuntz Collection was sold at Sotheby’s London, May 9, 1972, lot 122, and a set of four was sold also at Sotheby’s London, May 15, 1973, lot 91. A second example of a Meissen plate with a Chinese plate were sold at Christie’s Geneva, The Estate of the late Andreina Torre, November 16, 1992, lot 166