Chinese blue and white octagonal export plate, Qianlong (1736-95)

Chinese blue and white octagonal export plate, Qianlong (1736-95)
Chinese blue and white octagonal export plate, Qianlong (1736-95)

Chinese blue and white octagonal export plate, Qianlong (1736-95)
Chinese blue and white octagonal export plate, Qianlong (1736-95) decorated in the centre with a stylized spray of lotus flower, bordered by lotus petals enclosing lotus flowers on a scroll-work ground, diameter: 9 9/16in. This design was used in Chinese armorial porcelain, for an illustrated pair of plates with arms of Elias de Haze and Sara Sonmans see Howard & Ayers, China for the West, Vol. Lotus-petal patterns became popular in Chinese export porcelain of the 1750s (perhaps due to Near Eastern influences) and there are numerous examples in famille rose and rouge-de-fer. The item “Chinese blue and white octagonal export plate, Qianlong (1736-95)” is in sale since Monday, December 16, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Porcelain”. The seller is “guestandgray” and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Region of Origin: Chinese
  • Product: Plate/Tray
  • Age: Pre-1800
  • Primary Material: Porcelain/ Pottery
  • Original/Repro: Antique Original
  • Chinese Dynasty: Qing (1644-1911)

Chinese blue and white octagonal export plate, Qianlong (1736-95)