A Chinese pair of blue and white plates decorated with the Great Wall. Kangxi period.
Decorated with an unusual underglaze blue design of a pavilion amongst flowers and trees surrounded by a high wall of fortification in the back, also planted with small houses and trees.
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722)
- Reference :
A similar plate is in the collection of the Peabody Essex Museum (E74052).
Another plate of this model is illustrated in Collecting chinese export porcelain (Elienor Gordon, 1984, p. 47, no. 31).