rare chinese kangxi mounted warriors' charger 16621722

Rare Chinese Kangxi ‘Mounted Warriors' charger (1662-1722)



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A Chinese famille verte-decorated “Mounted Warriors” charger, Kangxi period. (1662-1722).
The interior enamelled with a battle scene depicting soldiers on horseback interspersed with several bannermen, the shaped rim decorated with mythical beasts, flowers, and antiques, the underside with artemisia leaf mark within a double circle.
NOTE: for other examples depicting battle scenes, see: Christie's, London, May 20, 2003, Lot 184 and Bonham's, Edinburgh, UK, March 25, 2015, Lot 266 and Freemans, Philadelphia, where the identical, but undamaged dish, Lot 56, April 8, 2021, sold for $5040 (£3828)
The Mounted Warriors decoration is rare. The dish, Wucai porcelain, is painted with considerable verve. In the centre a mounted general aims his spear at a fleeing foe.
Although the dish is badly damaged the enamel decoration is clear and bright .. well worth proper restoration.
Despite the damages this is still a beautiful and rare artwork, around 400 years old.
SIZE: 14.5 inches
PROVENANCE: Cheshire Private Collection.
Southern England Private Collection for the last 34 years.
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Height = 6 cm (3")
Width = 37 cm (15")
Depth = 37 cm (15")

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