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A FAMILLE VERTE 'MAGPIES' BITONG, KANGXI PERIOD

A FAMILLE VERTE 'MAGPIES' BRUSHPOT, BITONG, KANGXI PERIOD China, 1662-1722. Finely enameled with a pair of magpies, both perched on chrysanthemum branches issuing from jagged rocks among flying butterflies and manifold vegetation. Magpie and chrysanthemum are a rebus wishing for the happiness of the entire family. Provenance: From a French... more