Pair of porcelain plates with a decoration of crabs. China, Kangxi Period


Pair of porcelain plates with a painted decoration in the traditional Imari palette of peonies and two crabs. Peony branches on the outer rim.

Kangxi Period (1662-1722), circa 1720

Diameter : 22,7 cm (8.9 in.)

Very fine chips. One crack on one of the plate’s outer rim.

- For an identical model please consult, Daniel Nadler, Porcelaine chinoises polychromes, trois siècle de commerce sous la dynastie des Qing, p. 34.
(Chinese polychrome porcelain, three centuries of commerce under the Qing dynasty.)

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  • Items quantity:  2
  • Height in cm : 2 cm
  • Width in cm : 22 cm
  • Depth in cm : 22 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2014110025