The large dish is beautifully painted with two kingfishers in flight over a large budding and flowering lotus, all decorated in overglaze green, red, blue, black and brown enamels. The outlines are drawn in black with exceptions for the lotuses, in which case the opaque iron red glaze is used as both the filler and the outlines.
Porcelain with polychrome enamels.
Kangxi Period (AD 1662-1723).
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, South Central China.