Porcelain plate with Imari decoration. China, Kangxi Period


Porcelain plate with Imari decoration. Center painted with flowers basket known as “Lan-Tsai-Ho”, one of eight Tao immortals. Outer rim painted with six blue and red reserves, comprising blooming peony branches, qilin, and birds.

China, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Diameter: 23 cm (9 in.).

Chips, minor gilt wear

For an identical plate from a private collection please consult Compagnie des Indes, l'ABC du collectionneur, Librairie Duponchelle, p. 82 (no author).

This famous pattern was inspired by A. Pynacker’s production in Delft during the 18th Century and Bayeux adapted this composition during the 19th Century.

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2013010546