A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE DEEP FISH PLATE FROM THE NANKING CARGO
3.000 € - 5.000 €
Description:China, Qianlong period, ca. 1750
D. 46 cm
Painted with four exotic fan-tailed fish swimming amongst lotus heads and water plants within a band of peony, lotus and hibiscus and dense foliate at the well, the border with four braod clusters of peony and stylised flowers.
From a private collection in southern Germany, collected in the 1970s and 80s - Nanking Cargo, sold at Christie's Amsterdam, 28.4. - 2.5.1986 - Bernheimer and Nanking Cargo label on the reverse
Small chip under the rim otherwise good condition