“A good-sized Chinese dish, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, and dating from the mid Ming period. The dish is decorated over its surface with vigorously-painted peony scrolls and flowers, and with ornamental rockwork to the centre. There are further peony scrolls and flowers around the outside of the dish. Diameter 32cm (12.6″”)
Dating: Hongzi 1488 – 1505
Condition: There are 3 consolidated hairlines from the rim. The vigour of the decoration means that it is not easy to see these hairlines!
Drove House Antiques stock# 131101″