Underglaze Painted Chinese Porcelain Dish

(1690 - 1800)

One base/body/rim sherd from a small, shallow Chinese-export porcelain dish with blue underglaze painted design. The dish is possibly hexagonal, with unequal rounded sides. The base is flat and unglazed. The interior rim has a geometric floral pattern with clusters of fish roe and basket weaving and the interior base has a blue trellis diaper border with floral elements. There is obvious usewear along the interior edge of the rim. 

7 Hanover Square

Manhattan, 7 Hanover Square

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