3500 "Make us an offer" Listings/. Large Antique Chinese Porcelain 18th C Kangxi Period Blue White Dinner Plates.
A very nicely decorated set of plates. A scene of Plum, Bamboo, Peony and Chrysanthemum. Plates that would for example be given at a mariage or birthday. With the flowers symbolizing a long life in wealth for man and wife.
Peony - Mu-Dan - Queen of Flowers, the peony is a emblem of wealth and distinction. One of the "Four flowers of the Season" as a symbol of the autumn, the ninth month and symbol of joviality, first mentioned in the Book of Rites written in the Zhou dynasty.Chrysanthemum is also a well-known herb used to prolong life. The petals and leaves are used to make wine and medicine.
The early morning dew, collected from the flowers, was thought to help with longevity. Bamboo - Zhu - longevity.
Never loosing its leafs, bamboo is a symbol of old age, endurance and modesty. Bamboo and plums together represent man and wife. Bamboo, pine and plum tree seen together are the "Three Friends of the Winter". Plum - Mei, Li - The plum tree, pine, and bamboo are the "Three Friends in Winter". / / 1 plate with chip and hairline, 1 plate with 3 chips and 2 hairline.
1 plate with 1 hairline. 18th century Qing (1661 - 1912). We can not control this.
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This also influences the tracking data shown online. You can follow it at.The item "Large Antique Chinese Porcelain 18th C Kangxi Period Blue White Dinner P" is in sale since Tuesday, September 15, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Plates". The seller is "theceramics_and_collectibles" and is located in Amsterdam. This item can be shipped worldwide.