Qianlong Blue and White Octagonal Blue and Whitw Plate


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Object Description

Qianlong c1760 blue and white porcelain octagonal export ware porcelain plate. Gadrooned edge to the plate based on the silver shapes of the mid 18th century. The flat base would also indicate that it is copying a silver design.
The painting shows figures in a garden setting with pyramid fence, pine trees and bamboo with rockwork.
The design looks like a European porcelain design maybe it is copying Bow or one of the early European porcelain factories.
The cavetto is painted with foliage and lotus seed heads
A very rare plate.

Object History

from a private English collection original label showing it was bought from Andrew Dando

Object Condition

small fritting to the inside edge

Object Details

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By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44(0)1242 227794

Dealer Location

PO Box 743
GL52 5ZB

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