Antique Chinese Porcelain Oval Platter Blue and White Butterfly Qianlong Qing circa1770

Antique Chinese Porcelain Oval Platter Blue and White Butterfly Qianlong Qing circa1770

An antique Chinese export porcelain scalloped rim platter, rectangular plate or charger decorated with a hand painted oriental garden pattern in under-glaze cobalt blue. The central design consists of a willow tree above a large flowering peony and to the left a chrysanthemum flower, and butterfly or dragon fly, all contained within a ring and cloud scroll and diaper pattern border. There is a outer diaper border at the rim with lotus panels interspersed with a floral and wave scroll pattern. The flat base has an orange tinge iron staining to it.

It dates to the late eighteenth century , circa 1770, during the reign of the Emperor Qianlong 乾隆 (1736-95) in the Qing dynasty 清代.

The plate is 12 inches (30.5 cm) long and is 9 3/4 inches (24.8 cm) wide , it weighs 712g unpacked.

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