Famille verte plate with basket of flowers

Chinese export
Kangxi period
1662-1722


Dimensions

Diameter: 36 cm (14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.599

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain, enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Dish with shaped rim. The central of the dish painted with a basket of flowers, surrounded by a border of twelve radiating, shaped panels.

Provenance

June 2007, sold by Dominique Odelin, Lille, to the G. Ephis collection (private collector), France; 2012, sold by the G. Ephis collection to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 24, 2012).

Credit Line

The G. Ephis Collection—Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously, Charles Bain Hoyt Fund, John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund, Mary S. and Edward J. Holmes Fund, William Francis Warden Fund, Tamara Petrosian Davis Sculpture Fund, John Lowell Gardner Fund, Seth K. Sweetser Fund, H. E. Bolles Fund, and funds by exchange from the Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection-Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger