A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE DISH WITH BARBED RIM
China, Kangxi period, early 18th century
38 cm diam
With a lotus flower in the centre, all around a series of leaf shaped panels with floral compositions on a geometric ground, in the centre of the base an artemisia leaf inside two circles.
Provenance: the collection of a Dutch noblewoman lived in Indonesia, acquired before 1975.
A similar dish is in the collections of the Museums für Kunsthandwerk of Frankfurt (G. Avitabile – S.G. Von der Schulenburg, Chinesisches porzellan, Frankfurt 1977, n. 161); another similar dish is in the Musée National Adrien Dubouché, Limoges (L’Odyssée de la porcelline chinoise. Collections du Musée National de Céramique, Sèvres et du Musée National Adrien Dubouché, Limoges, edited by C. Shimizu, Paris 2003, n. 56).