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Charger with decoration of scholars in conversation in a garden

Date: early 18th Century
Overall: 2 1/16 × 19 1/2 in. (5.3 × 49.5 cm)
Medium: Tin glaze earthenware, blue and manganese decoration
Credit Line: The Pierre Karch and Mariel O'Neill-Karch Collection.
Object number: G12.14.5
DescriptionDecorated with a group of scholars in conversation in a garden, the charger shows the impact of the porcelain produced during the reign of the emperor Kangxi from the Qing Dynasty as
exemplified by the jar. Monochrome blue decoration enriched with manganese pigments is one of Nevers’ stylistic innovations of the 17th century.