An intricate, colorful, hand thrown and painted plate that has designs of butterflies, birds, roses and fruit. The heavy porcelain plate is from the late 19th century. It has a cut shallow foot and a glazed base. There is some grit around the foot.
8” (20.3 cm) diameter x 7/8” (2.2 cm) tall. Weighs 12.5 oz (355 g)
There are no cracks, chips, or breaks, and the plate rings true.. There are glaze chips on the pale blue glaze of the clothing, the yellow on the fruit and butterflies, and one on the mouth rim. There is also wear to the gilding There are black spots and a firing crack on the base.
A colorful handmade and hand painted plate to add to a collection or decorate you house with.
Chinese Rose Medallion Plate Late 19th Century