Famille Verte Man Large Epergne 25.5″H
Great Entertaining piece – Fruits and Flowers-
This graceful design, with its leaves, berries and butterflies, was inspired by a piece of Chinese imperial palace porcelain of the early 18th century. Much porcelain produced in China during the reign of the Kang His emperor (1662-1722) had “famille verte” decoration – painted in transparent enamels predominantly in shades of green. Mottahedeh has artfully adapted the decoration from the original antique and applied it to the varied and elegant forms of authentic 18th century export porcelain.