Decorated with peach-shaped reserves of a Court lady in a garden, arranged around a central stylized floral emblem, and separated by a large stylized exotic flower. Beautifully painted in bright enamels upon a light green ground, notched along the rim to simulate a large leaf.
Plates of this color combination and type are extremely rare. A very similar pair of plates from the Ionides Collection, England were sold by this gallery and are now in private American Collection.
Kangxi period, AD 1662-1722
Diameter: 11 ¼ inches (28.5 cm)