Description & Technical information

European Market

Price:  £19,000

A massive charger in underglaze blue with a central river landscape with a pagoda, a bridge and two mandarin ducks, the cavetto with a trellis diaper and floral reserves, the rim with cafe-au-lait outer edge.

This is one of the largest such chargers recorded and is at the physical limits for this type - any larger and it would warp or collapse in the kiln. It is finely painted and in excellent condition.

Date:  1725
Period:  18th century, Yongzheng period
Origin:  China
Medium: porcelain
Dimensions: 60 cm (23⁵/₈ inches)
Categories: Oriental and Asian Art