Kangxi c1700 famille verte pie crust deep porcelain charger. The charger was made for export to Europe at the kilns at Jingdezhen.
The centre is painted to show a pair of ladies at leisure in a garden setting in front of a pyramid fence. Unusally they are by a table set out with many items attributed to the scholar including the jardinere of bonsai and vases. there is a flowering magnolia tree and the garedn includes flowers of peony and daisy with scattered grasses.
The top cavetto is painted with cartouches of gamboling lion dogs with a wheel and cartouches of scholars items in a border of foliage and flowers
The back is painted with flowering tendrils of peonies and the base a double circle