An impressive and massive Chinese Imari gilt charger. Kangxi period.
Its canted rim and low cavetto painted in the traditional Imari palette with underglaze blue, iron red and gilt, with a continuous landscape scene while a lotus garden encircled by mountains fills the floor of the well, the reverse without decoration.
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722)
- 22.45 in. (57 cm)
- Reference :
Galerie "Aux friandises", 13 passage Sarget, Bordeaux (France)
A smaller charger with this pattern, (19.1 in./48.5 cm), from the Melikian Collection, was exhibited at the Phoenix Art Museum – 1980/january 2010 (see Bonham’s, San Francisco, Fine Asian Art, 21 june 2011, lot 8350.).