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Chinese moulded blue and white plate, Kangxi

Chinese moulded blue and white plate, Kangxi

Code: 21506


An attractive Chinese plate of a good size, decorated in underglaze blue and dating from the Kangxi period. The plate has a shaped rim, and the cavetto is moulded in to panels each of which is decorated with a flowering plant with a band of scrolling foliage and flower heads around the rim. The centre of the plate is decorated with peony and other flowers emerging from ornamental rockwork. The reverse is decorated with precious object around the rim, and with a band of ‘flames’ around the foot.  The foot has an underglaze blue conch shell mark within double underglaze blue circles.  Diameter 25cm (9.8”)

Dating: Kangxi c 1700-1720


This plate is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or restoration. There are a few small glaze frits to the rim, and a small firing fault around 4mm long at the rim, shown in the final photograph