Set of Three Chinese Kangxi/Yongzheng Plates(770 views)
Description: Three Kangxi/Yongzheng plates decorated in underglaze blue, iron red, green black and gold with a border of chrysanthemum blossoms among stylized branches framing a half-open scroll, central scene of a bird perched on a prunus branch opposite a cluster of bamboo, three floral sprays on the reverse, honey-brown edge on the rim. The use of an open scroll as the frame for a decorative scene probably originates with the Japanese
Condition Report: Excellent
Dimensions: Large Plate: 12.5" Diameter; Small Plates: 8.75" Diameter
Literature: Ref: Howard and Ayers 1978, vol.1, no. 118
Date: Circa 1710-1725
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