Whilst it is not known who commissioned this pattern, Jochem Kroes suggests that the plate may have been ordered by a married female due to the predominance of female imagery. For further information see Kroes, Jochem,'Chinese Armorial Porcelain for the Dutch Market', p. Update Due to current restrictions our access to some of our stock is limited. As members of the British Antique Dealers' Association (BADA), we are obliged to adhere to their rules of conduct.This means that our cataloguing is of the highest standard. The item "Chinese blue and white European market plate, Kangxi (1662-1722)" is in sale since Monday, December 16, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Porcelain". The seller is "guestandgray" and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.