A large ‘Famille Vert’ lotus dish

Porcelain with polychrome enamels.

Kangxi Period (AD 1662-1723).

Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, South Central China.

W 27.5cm H 4.6cm

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Finely potted rising from a high rectangular footrim supporting an aubergine shaped body flanked with a curved spout and a handle, topped with a seated shi-shi dog lid, covered all over in a lustrous light blue glaze, the footrim is unglazed exposing the burnt reddish brown coloured body. The ewer is decorated on each side with moulded designs depicting a flying phoenix and a blossoming lotus flower, both within a diamond foliate panel.

• A Qingbai ewer with a moulded design was sold in Sothebys, New York, 2018.