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Chinese 18th century blue and white porcelain pickle dish

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Category
Period
Reference
5019
Diameter
9 cm (3 1/2")
Qianlong blue and white soft paste porcelain leaf moulded pickle dish, based on a european design and pattern. Painted in underglaze blue to show 2 of the three winter friends - prunus and bamboo. Painting of the highest quality as is the potting and moulding to show a vine leaf with veins and texture. The piece is supported on 3 small pad feet.

This is a Rare item and especialaly so as it is in such an excellent condition

Soft paste porcelain in china was produced by firing at a lower temperature than the normal temperature not by changing the porcelain composition as in Europe, where in Britain and some parts of europe this was the case.
Diameter
9 cm (3 1/2")
Year
c 1770
Medium
Porcelain
Country
China
Provenance
Small British collection
Condition
Perfect