Chinese porcelain ‘Hare Hunt’ dish. c. 1700, Kangxi Period.


A large Chinese porcelain dish, Kangxi Period, c. 1700. The folite rim moulded dish painted in underglaze blue, with a central panel of two horseman, hunting hare, within a mountainous landscape. Having a broad border, painted with the eight Buddhistic symbles, alternating with lotus scroll.
The reverse with a reverential Chenghua six character mark, within a concentric circle. The border with single stemmed flowering plants.
Diameter - 28.4 cm, 11 2/8”.
Condition - Typical fritting to the glaze at the rim - please see images for detail. No restoration.

Literature: A similar dish is illustrated in ‘The Choice of the Private trader, The Private Market in Chinese Export Porcelain’ , from the Hodroff Collection
(David Howard, 1994, p. 42, no. 8).

Medium: Porcelain.

Signed/Inscribed: Reverential Chenghua six character mark to the reverse.

Condition: Typical fritting to the glaze at the rim - please see images for detail. No restoration.

£1,300

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