A very rare, very fine and unusual Chinese blue and white dish decorated with a figure of a court lady. Kangxi period
Decorated with a woman very elegantly dressed and holding a boy on her back.
- Period :
- kangxi (1662-1722)
- 7.87 in. (20.5 cm)
- Reference :
This type of decoration is well known is famille verte enamels, but looks rarer in underglaze blue.
A similar dish decorated with a lady and a boy in the famille verte palette is in the collection of the Victorian and Albert Museum (inventory number C.1199-1910).