Condition: three of the petals with frits to rim. The Qilin is a fire-breathing horned animal with hooves, the head of a dragon and the tail of a Buddhist lion. It is a good omen, related with the birth of sons and the imminent birth or passing of a great sage. It is frequently depicted with the feng huang (phoenix), another good omen symbolic of good fortune, luck and signal of a virtuous ruler. Update Due to current restrictions our access to some of our stock is limited.As members of the British Antique Dealers' Association (BADA), we are obliged to adhere to their rules of conduct. This means that our cataloguing is of the highest standard.
The item "Extremely rare small Chinese famille verte lotus dish, Kangxi (1662-1722)" is in sale since Friday, January 29, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Porcelain". The seller is "guestandgray" and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.