An enamelled 'narrative subject' dish early Kangxi
Lot 373
A famille verte 'narrative subject' dish Early Kangxi
£2,500 - 3,500
US$ 4,200 - 5,900
Auction Details
Lot Details
A famille verte 'narrative subject' dish
Early Kangxi
With gently rounded sides and an everted rim, painted with a narrative scene from 'Romance of the Western Chamber', illustrating three figures within a garden setting, painted in green, aubergine, yellow, black and iron-red enamels, the bevelled foot unglazed. (10¾in) diam.


  • Provenance: Ove Stenbeck collection, no.68

    Exhibited: Den Befriade Penseln. 300 År av Kinesiskt Porslin och Konsthantverk. Collection Stenbeck, Heinola, Finland, 4 June - 3 September 2000

    Compare another larger enamelled dish depicting another scene from 'The Romance of the Western Chamber' in the Butler Family Collection, illustrated in Seventeenth Century Jingdezhen Porcelain from the Shanghai Museum and the Butler Collection, Shanghai, 2005, Catalogue no 89.
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