A Chinese wucai carp plate. Kangxi
The shallow, rounded sides rising to a broad flaring rim, painted with a theme for scholarly success comprised of three interlocked iron-red and gilt fish surrounded by a wide band of underglaze-blue foliated scrolls bearing enameled and gilt buds, the flat rim with four vibrantly painted and gilt fish swimming amidst waterweed and lotus blossoms, the exterior with two small branches of flowering prunus.
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722)
- 8.66 in. (22 cm)
- Reference :
For a further plate, Sotheby’s NYC, KANGXI: The Jie Rui Tang Collection, 20 March 2018, lot 374.