London, South Kensington
28 June 2007
A Cantonese famille rose oval platter, 19th century
with a moulded central axis channeling liquids to a depressed section, the interior decorated with variously shaped panels with 'C' scroll borders enclosing birds amidst flower and fruit sprays and figures in a veranda, all reserved on floral and fruiting ground with scattered butterflies -- 18½in. (47cm.) wide.
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