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Antique 18C Chinese Porcelain Kakiemon Dishes Amsterdam Bont Qing Nightingale

Antique 18C Chinese Porcelain Kakiemon Dishes Amsterdam Bont Qing Nightingale

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Condition Report: Both in perfect condition. Size 209x40mm DiameterxHeight

Sharing with you this unusual set of 2 Dutch Decorated Kakiemon Style deep dishes. The dish itself is a white porcelain plate from the Kangxi period, ca 1700-1720. The painting is Dutch Enamelling from ca 1710-1725. Visisble is a scene in what seems to be a garden of a pagode house depicting a Lady with a Man listening to a Nightingales singing, with a Bird Cage nearby. It’s a well known example of the original version of a pattern which is used at the Bows and Chelsea factories in England in the 1750’s where it is know as the ‘Lady’ and ‘Old lady pattern’ and which was also copied on oriental porcelain in Holland around 1720.

The pieces are unmarked.

References / Robert McPherson Oriental ceramics writes

For an octagonal Kakiemon beaker and saucer of this design from The Burghley House Collection see : Porcelain for Palaces, The Fashion for Japan in Europe 1650 – 1750 (Various authors, The Oriental Ceramic Society,1990. ISBN 0-903421-24-0) page 155, plate 127, for a Chelsea example of this Kakiemon pattern see 328 and for the Bow porcelain version see 327. Helen Espir illustrates the Burghley example mentioned above two illustrated it`s connection with two Dutch decorated blanc de chine beakers and a Japanese saucer decorated with an element from the present piece. The design just uses the bird on top of the birdcage. See : European Decoration on Oriental Porcelain, 1700 -1830 (Helen Espir, Jorge Welsh Books, 2005) page 84, plates 15 and 16.

KANGXI 1662 – 1722 Dutch Decorated Chinese Export Porcelain

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Additional Information

Weight 2 kg

Primary Material

Region of Origin


18th century

China Dynasty Period

Qing (1661 – 1912)

Condition Report

Both in perfect condition. Size 209x40mm DiameterxHeight


Porcelain & Pottery