China, Qing Dynasty
Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Diameter: 23 cm.
Centrally depicting an interior scene of a high ranking couple surrounded by attendants and young children.
Considering the shape and flat form, this plaque was most likely once part of a large multi-panel screen.Screens were often elaborately decorated with various shaped plaques of porcelain, often depicting complete stories from ancient Chinese novels.
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