Blue and White ‘Three Friends’ Dish, Qing Dynasty, Tongzhi Mark and Period (1862-1874)
Painted in the Ming-style, the cavetto with a roundel containing the ‘three friend of winter’ (pine, prunus, and bamboo), the exterior finely painted with two children at play in a garden pavilion
diameter 7.1" — 18 cm.
six-character Tongzhi mark
Acquired by the great-grandfather of the present owners in Southern China during the late Qing Dynasty
Department: Asian Art
Ceramics: Blue and White
Period: Ming, Qing