A rare and marvellously painted Chinese porcelain narrative "dream" plate from the. The central scene is known as. The dream of Zhang Sheng.
He is the hero of the Romance of the Western Chamber (Xxing Jì), a. Well-known tale, with origins in the 8th/9th Century, written in the Yuan Dynasty (13th/14th Century) as a play.
It has remained popular ever since. The story tells of the romance between Zhang Sheng, a talented but poor scholar, and Cui Yingying, a beautiful maiden.
The scene is surrounded by a diaper-pattern rim interspersed with shaped reserves with figures in daily scenes. Diameter: 24.5 cm / 9.65 in.
Height: 3.5 cm / 1.4 in. One very fine glaze hairline to the outer rim. That is only visible on the back. Small 4mm shallow frit of (mostly) glaze missing at 01:00, not visible from the back.All items are guaranteed to be of the age and condition described. Place your offer before it is gone! The item "A RARE CHINESE PORCELAIN BLUE AND WHITE'WESTERN CHAMBER' KANGXI PLATE / DISH" is in sale since Tuesday, September 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Porcelain". The seller is "qvalitas" and is located in Braga. This item can be shipped worldwide.