Chinese Porcelain Platter Blue White Peony Batavian Rim Qianlong Antique 1750 b
An octagonal rectangular shaped antique Chinese export porcelain Batavian rimmed platter, meat plate, serving dish or small charger decorated with hand painted peonies in under-glaze cobalt blue. The design in the centre of the plate has sprays of flowers including peonies and chrysanthemum flowers. There is an outer border of diamond diaper with four large flower scrolls and the corners with ribbon scrolls. There is an inner border of stylised lingzhi fungus. The base is flat and is slighly orange in colour with sand inclusions.
It dates to the mid eighteenth century, circa 1750, during the reign of the Emperor Qianlong 乾隆 (1736-95) in the Qing dynasty 清代.
The plate is 12 3/4 inches (32.4 cm) long by 9 1/2 inches (24.3 cm) wide and is 1 1/8 inches (2.9 cm) high, it weighs 967g unpacked.
It is in very good antique condition with some very minor fritting and a tiny bubble frit and firing tear to the rim. There is sand fritting to the base. It is a very attractive items to add to a collection of antique blue and white hand painted Chinese 18th century porcelain.
The last image shows two matching platters one the same size and the other slightly smaller they are offered separately for sale. They are all very useable if so desired.
Free UK postage with this item when purchased at the listed price, International postage at cost.