Group of Seven Blue and White Plates, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Each with a wide rim gently descending towards a shallow cavetto, six similarly decorated with depictions of flora and fauna throughout, the seventh with a deer in a landscape
widest diameter 9.1" — 23.2 cm.
deer plate with minor glaze fritting to edges; lingzhi and rockery plates have glaze wear to edges, one with 4 cm hairline at 8 o’clock; rose plate with rim chip underside of plate and associated 4 cm hairline crack; peony and pine plate with glaze chips to rim and 4 cm hairline crack at 10 and 3 o’clock
Collection of Snuff Bottles, Porcelain, and Decorative Works of Art from an Important North York Collection, acquired in the 1960’s
Department: Asian Art
Ceramics: Blue and White