London, South Kensington
11 November 2016
A SMALL BLUE AND WHITE 'LOTUS' DISH
DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
The dish is decorated in a Ming style with a lotus bouquet in a roundel surrounded by a band of lilies and begonia. The reverse with a further floral band.
4 ½ in. (11.5 cm.) diam.
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