Antique Chinese 18th Kangxi Famille Verte / Wucai Penjing Porcelain Plate, 1720s For Sale
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Penjing Plate (KWC031310)
Ca. 1720s, early 18th century
Late Kangxi Period, Qing Dynasty
Porcelain with overglaze famille verte enamels
D: 22.7 cm
Nearly perfect condition: just one fleabite to rim
From a Belgian collection
A late Kangxi period famille verte plate, delicately enameled with a central scene featuring a bonsai tree growing out of a stylized jardiniere. The carvetto is decorated with a curious motif resembling the French flleur-de-lys.
This plate belongs to a matched pair. Check out my other lots for the second plate. This listing is for one plate only.
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Antique Chinese 18th Kangxi Famille Verte / Wucai Penjing Porcelain Plate, 1720s: $485