Of finely scalloped shape moulded with an interior and exterior petal formed base,painted with panels of lotus flowers in vibrant cobalt blue colors.The bottom is marked with the Buddhist symbol of a conch shell (luo),as an emblem of good fortune centered
in a double blue circle,all signs that are associated with the Kangxi time frame.
Condition: Excellent,almost perfect,with a very few minor rim frits and a single (1/8")
drill hole in the footed base that was probably used to hang these bowls on a wall.
Please note the photo enlargement numbers 4&5.Circa: Qing Dynasty,Kangxi Period(1662-1722)Size:8 1/4"diam.x1 1/4"high.
If you collect fine Kangxi porcelain this beautiful pair of molded plates should be in your collection.Please note the photo enlargements to see the beauty of this pair Chinese dishes.
Provenance:P.C.Lu & Sons,Hong Kong.