London, South Kensington
6 September 2007
A Chinese iron-red decorated export dish, 18th century
with foliate rim, decorated in iron-red enamels with gilt embellishment with a pair of pheonix standing on rockwork and surrounded by flowering peony and branch of blossoming magnolia, the foliate decorated rim with pale green enameled border -- 11¾in. (29.8cm.) wide.
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