Four blue and white Long Eliza plates
Four blue and white Long Eliza plates, Kangxi period, ca. 1700, China, A set of four plates, each featuring two female figures. Each marked with a similar six character mark translated in Mandarin as Qi Yu Bao Ding Zhi Zhen ("Precious object of rare jade among treasured vessels").
Provenance: The property of an old family from Wassenaar. D 21 cm, Good condition: no chips, no cracks or hairlines and no restoration. A few small manufacturing imperfections.