Lot 2571
Arts of the East: Asian Ceramics & Works of Art | 16 December 2021
Eight blue and white Monkey and Phoenix plates

Kangxi period, ca. 1700, China

The deep plates with molded swirling lobed borders after a European silverware protoype. The centres are occupied by a large flying phoenix amongst foliage and flowering peonies. The borders with alternating panels of florals and of a scene showing a monkey in a tree eating a peach. Marked with a flower within a double circle.

D 21.5 cm

A similar plate is illustrated in 'Masterpieces of Chinese Export Porcelain: from the Mottahedeh Collection in the Virginia Museum' by David Howard and John Ayers, on page 35.

Rim chips and fritting. One plate with a repaired section to the rim. The other seven plates with no hairlines or restoration.

€ 800,00
€ 1.200,00
€ 6.000,00

Hamerprijs: € 6.000