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Dish, quail pattern

Date: c.1730-1740
Overall: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)
Outside Diameter: 22.7 cm (8 15/16 in.)
Medium: Porcelain, overglaze enamels
Credit Line: The Macdonald Collection
Origin:China, Jiangxi, Jingdezhen
Object number: G05.12.1
DescriptionCircular Chinese export dish, enamelled with the famille rose palette in the Kakiemon taste. It has two quail amongst prunus, bamboo and chrysanthemum. The bianco-sopra-biano (white enamel) rim has pine, prunus and bamboo amid florets.