Chinese imari plate, Qianlong (1736-95)

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Chinese imari plate, Qianlong (1736-95)



Chinese imari plate, Qianlong (1736-95), decorated to the centre with scholarly objects including a low table with brushpot, inkstone and scrolls, beribboned books, a ruyi-head sceptre and an archaic-form vessel filled with chrysanthemum, all amongst boughs of flowering peony with buds, foliage and asters; the wide rim with further vessels, including brushpots with scrolls and vases with coral and feathers in iron-red, amongst flowers and foliage; also with two fan-shaped cartouches containing rural views of lakeside dwellings in a mountainous landscape, in reserve against a band of blue ground with serrated leaf edges, foliate scrolls and a curling gilt design, the reverse with floral boughs in blue and red.

Diameter: 22.3cm. (8 7/8in.)

Condition: Small chips to rim

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Material and Technique Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in the Imari pallette
Origin Chinese
Period 18th Century
Condition Good
Diameter 22.3cm. (8 7/8in.)

Product REF: N359