A pair of imari dishes decorated with Hsi Wang Mu, Queen Mother of the West. Kangxi period.
Decorated with a lady walking in a garden with a deer, Hsi Wang Mu, within large lappet borders.
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722)
- 9.05 in. (23.5 cm)
- Reference :
Hsi Wang Mu, Queen Mother of the West, Royal Lady of the West, is a fabulous being reputed to dwell in a palace on the K’un-lun Mountains, where she presides over the hosts of the genii and guards the peaches of immortality.