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A Chinese famille verte plate with pine and lingzhi fungus, Kangxi

Code: 250213


£600.00

A good Chinese plate with famille verte decoration, dating to the late Kangxi period.  The plate is decorated to the centre with a decorated plant pot containing a pine tree, and with multi-coloured lingzhi fungi growing around the base of the tree.  There are four floral sprays around the rim.  The reverse of the plate has two swifly-painted overglaze red flower sprays.  Diameter 22.3cm (8.8")

Both the pine tree and the lingzhi fungus are symbols of longevity.

Date: Kangxi c 1720

Condition: excellent condition with no chips, cracks or restoration.  There is minor wear and small losses to the flowers around the rim.  Please see our photographs.

A Chinese famille verte plate with pine and lingzhi fungus, Kangxi