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Massive Chinese famille-verte charger, Kangxi (1662-1722), the centre decorated with a basket of flowers  within a florifel roundel containing lotus, peony and dianthus, surrounded by a lobed band of flowerheads below radiating panels containing sprays of flowers, including peony, chrysanthemums and dianthus all issuing from rockwork, the cavetto similarly decorated with larger panels against a seeded green ground interspersed by flower heads with black scrolls, the rim with a wide band containing cartouches of ribboned Daoist emblems alternating with four bands of blossom heads against a black background, and differing  bands of diapers, the underside of the rim with wide opposing bands of diapers against a green ground, and lattice interspersed by cartouches containing sprays of flowers; diameter: 19 7/8 in. (50.5 cm.); , artemisia leaf to base within double concentric bands
A similar charger sold at the ‘Collected in America: Chinese Ceramics from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’ sale at Christie’s in New York 2016, previously in the John D. Rockefeller Collection, lot 875.

Condition report

wear to enamels, shallow fritting to underside of rim, shallow chips to footrim

Stock number

JB61
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