Underglaze Painted Chinese Porcelain Dish

(1630 - 1720)

Approximately half of a Chinese-export provincial porcelain saucer dish from the Late Seventeenth or Early Eighteenth Century. The dish has a light blue with hints of a greenish tint underglaze painted chrysanthemums and vines. The motif is surrounded by a thin double concentric circle and there is an underglaze line painted around the interior rim. The dish has a tall, unglazed footring. The porcelain body has many sandy inclusions and a manufacturing defect on the bottom of base by the footring. The dish measures to 8 inches in diameter and 1.25 inches in height. Consists of eight mended sherds.

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