London, South Kensington
29 March 2007
A Chinese blue and white dish, Daoguang seal mark and of the period, with later yellow ground enamelling
the well and cavetto painted in underglaze blue with meandering foliate floral scrolls bearing lotus, camellia, chrysanthemum and peony blossoms, with a classic scroll on turquoise ground below the rim, the undersides similarly decorated between key-fret and classic scroll borders, all reserved on a yellow ground stopping short of the footrim, underglaze blue Daoguang seal mark -- 13 1/8in. (33.3cm.) diam.
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