A pair of blue and white dishes
Kangxi period (1662-1722)
Each dish is of shallow sixteen-lobed form with barbed rim. The interiors are painted in various shades of blue with a scene from the Romance of the Western Chamber. The bases are inscribed with a six-character Chenghua mark within a double ring.
20 cm diameter
Formerly in the collection of Mrs. Kamphuis (1916-2002)