0641 A Chinese porcelain Famille Jaune Kangxi/Yongzheng plate with a bowl with pomegranate
A Chinese porcelain Famille Jaune Kangxi/Yongzheng plate with a bowl with pomegranate.
Dish on footring, flat underglaze brown-edged rim (jia mangkou). Decorated in various enamels, such as blue, iron-red, pink, turquoise and yellow in the centre with a two-handled flowerpot standing on a low tablle, filled with a pomegranate, finger lemon or Buddha’s Hand citron and a peach. On the sides four flowering irises. On the rim four groups of flowers and objects: a pomegranate peel and a lotus flower bound together with a calligraphy brush and a halberd, alternating with a lotus flower with a bowl of dried seeds on top bound together with a chrysanthemum flower and a ruyi sceptre. On the reverse two flowering peony sprays.
In the flowerpot three fruits are visible which all play a distinctive role in Chinese symbolism as well as daily life; the pomegranate, finger lemon and peach.
Diameter 220mm approx
Period: ca 1700-1725.
Provenance: Private collection NL
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Qing (1661 – 1912)
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