The thin shaped porcelain dish with a fluted rim that extends to a lobed edge is well decorated in underglaze blue with four large panels of flowers separated by four small panels of flowers surrounding the center decorated with a flowering plant and a flying insect. On the back are two flowers with trailing leaves and in the center the four character Kangxi mark enclosed in a double circle, all in underglaze blue. Diameter 5 3/8 inches (13.5 cm) and height 1 inch (2.5 cm).
Condition: No cracks hairlines or repairs. There is one tiny chip and a couple of rough spots on the rim. The body has no scratches though there is a small wear spot and a couple of firing pin holes in the glaze.
A well decorated and very well colored dish of the period.