A large famille-verte saucer dish, Chinese, Kangxi (1662-1722).

The dish is painted with pheasants amongst a clump of peony growing from rocks, 35cm in diameter.

The term famille-verte refers to Chinese porcelain wares manufactured largely during the Kangxi period of the Qing dynasty (1662-1722).

The colour range included yellow, blue, red, purple and green, usually on a white ground.


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