London, South Kensington
10 November 2006
A famille rose 'Cranes and Three Friends' dish, Guangxu mark and of the period
with shallow rounded sides and a short tapering foot, decorated with cranes amidst the Three Friends of Winter growing beside rockwork, lingzhi fungus and flower sprays, the reverse with four iron-red bats around the sides, underglaze-blue six-character Guangxu mark -- 7¾in. (19.7cm.) diam.
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