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Chinese famille rose '2 quail' dish Yongzheng

Code: 230529


A good quality export famille rose dish dating from the Yongzheng or early Qianlong long period.  The dish is decorated with a scene of two quail facing each other under peony flowers which are emerging from decorative rockwork. The rim is decorated with a diaper pattern band and with further peony flower heads in reserve panels. The reverse is undecorated. Diameter 22.5 cm

Date: Yongzheng or early Qianlong c1730-40

Condition: this dish is in excellent condition with one tiny frit to the brown dressed rim, a small and shallow chip from the foot rim and a small firing flaw in the foot rim.  There is a small firing flaw beneath the glaze on the reverse of the dish, which does not pass through to the front of the dish. Please see our images.

Chinese famille rose '2 quail' dish Yongzheng