Pair of porcelain platters with underglaze blue decoration of three hunters on horseback, two brandishing arcs, against a rocky landscape. Outer rim ornated with trellis frieze accented with six cartouches enclosing blooming peony branches and pomegranates.
Back with conch shell, one of eight Buddhist emblems with good augur, within double encirclement and rocky landscapes.
China, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Diameter: 28,5 cm (11-1/4 in.)
- One identical platter is illustrated in Daniel Howard’s and John Ayer’s reference work « China for the West : Chinese Porcelain and Other Decorative Arts for Export Illustrated from the Mottahedeh Collection », London and New-York, 1978.
For an identical platter, consult Christie’s, London, October 30, 1989, lot 191.
One pair of similar plates was recently sold in the auction of Mr. and Mrs. de Strycker’s collection (Piasa, December 9, 2013, lot 13.)
- Items quantity: 1
- Expertissim Reference: 2014020896
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