A very handsome pair of Chinese export Kanxgi period chargers, decorated in a rich cobalt blue with central roundels of scenes of a supplicant before a nobleman or court official surrounded by attendants. Representations of the Four Seasons emanate from the central scene in the form of peony, prunus, chrysanthemum and lotus. The rim contains a border of continuous scenes depicting figures at leisure enjoying courtly and scholarly pursuits. The reverse of these lovely pieces are equally beautiful, decorated with continuing floral motifs both on the rim as well as the cavetto. Measuring 12 1/2″ in diameter and in very good condition with only a minor rim chip to one charger. Beautifully painted. circa 1690.