London, South Kensington
11 November 2011
A DOUCAI 'LOTUS' DISH
QIANLONG UNDERGLAZE BLUE SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND PROBABLY LATE IN THE PERIOD (1736-95)
With shallow rounded sides flaring to a metal mounted rim, painted to the interior with a stylised blossoming lotus to the central roundel, surrounded by a wide border with further lotus sprays and scrolling entwined foliage, all below a band of ruyi under the rim, the exterior decorated with lappets border encircled the foot
11 in. (27.9 cm) diam.
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