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A Chinese late Ming dish with a landscape scene with scholars

£475.00 Approx $653.37, €556.21

Code: 271202

A Chinese late Ming shallow dish decorated in underglaze blue with a landscape scene with two scholars playing weiqi on a rocky promontory and another figure crossing a bridge in the foreground. The rim has a quickly painted decoration of leaf scrolls. The reverse is undecorated apart from underglaze blue circles at the rim and foot.  Diameter 20 cm. (7.9")

Date: late Ming circa 1600 to 1640.

Condition: this plate is in very good condition with a small amount of rim fritting and some pinholing to the glaze on the underside.