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A Chinese Famille Verte Porcelain Charger

Kangxi Period (1662-1722)                                          

The central field depicting two mythological birds encircling chrysanthemum blossoms & scrolling vines within a band of ruyi-heads, the cavetto rising to an iron red ground of repeating diaper designs interspersed by auspicious geometric symbols and mythological beasts.                                                

The rim's interior showing bands of ruyi-heads against a red cell ground, the underside decorated with bands of iron red petal-shaped panels & scrolls, raised overall upon a channeled foot rim.          Measuring 15” diameter.

A Chinese famille verte porcelain charger, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

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