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Yongzheng Mark and Period blue and white plate

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Category
Period
Reference
5354
Diameter
20 cm (7 3/4")
Chinese early 18th century sauce plate made during the reign of the Emperor Yongzheng with a Yongzheng six character horizontal with in a double circle to the back. It is the correct mark for the period of the Emperors rule

The dish has shallow, gently curved sides down to the flat centre which is painted with a roundel showing a mother and child with in a pavilion beside a phoenix and a leaping carp. The underside of the cavetto is painted with waves of a turbulent sea and leaping carp, this cleverly uses the foot rim as the base line for this part of the picture

Excellent colour and painting. With the undecorated sides it is easy to see the quality of the painting and the potting
Diameter
20 cm (7 3/4")
Year
1723 - 1735
Medium
Porcelain
Country
China
Provenance
Private west of England collection.

Literature
For similar see Christies London May 13 2014 the C Philip Cardeiro Collection of Chinese Art lot70. This example is mounted with a later metal rim to cover frits and a polished rim
Condition
perfect condition a small firing imperfection to the rim where a piece of kiln grit is in the glaze as shown in the photograph.