A small 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 large vase filled with auspicious objects and a butterfly above. There is a hollow blue rock with sprouting peony and a garden fence, all contained within a ring and floral scroll and diaper pattern border. There is a outer diaper border at the rim with cash and floral scroll pattern with an outer diaper band. The flat base has an orange tinge iron staining to it.
It dates to the late eighteenth century , circa 1760, during the reign of the Emperor Qianlong 乾隆 (1736-95) in the Qing dynasty 清代.
The plate is 10 inches (25.6 cm) long and is 6 5/8 inches (17.3 cm) wide , it weighs 484g unpacked.
It is in fair antique condition it has been broken in half and glued together with a small filled disguised chip. This beautiful plate displays well. It is a very attractive item to add to a collection of antique blue and white hand painted Chinese 18th century porcelain.
Free UK with this item, international postage at cost.
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