Decorated with a scene of a couple seated in a palace garden. The gentleman plays the Qin for the Lady, while a servant serves them tea. The flanged rim is decorated with reserves of birds, animals and sacred objects, all finely painted in famille verte enamels and set against a powder blue ground with gilt tracery and diaper patterns.
Diameter: 15 ¾ inches (40 cm.)
Ex: Important American Collection
Ex: Ralph M. Chait Galleries early 1980s