A Chinese famille verte plate from a pair decorated with a fenghuang. Kangxi period.
Decorated in the famille verte enamels, with a central medallion enclosing a fenghuang flying over rocks and flowers, surrounded by a band of prunus branche, the rim painted with four flowers and butterflies cartouches on a cell-diaper ground.
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722), circa 1700
- 8.66 in. (22.5 cm)
- Reference :
For a similar decoration, see catalogue of the exhibition L’odyssée de la porcelaine chinoise (Musée national de la Céramique, 2003, p. 186).