An imperial blue-glazed dish

Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

The shallow dish with well-rounded sides is supported on a slightly tapering foot. The interior and exterior are covered with a deep blue glaze. The rim and base are glazed white. The base is inscribed with six-character seal mark in underglaze blue.

16.7 cm diameter


A Dutch private collection

Acquired from Gisèle Croës, Brussels, June 1985

A pair of very similar dishes are illustrated in Regina Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, London, 1994, Volume 2, pl. 838.

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