A rare blue and white ‘lotus’ stem dish, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period, Guanlian fang zhi mark 清道光 青花纏枝蓮紋供盤 《觀蓮舫製》款
A rare blue and white ‘lotus’ stem dish,
Qing dynasty, Daoguang period, Guanlian fang zhi mark
the side of the stem inscribed with a four-character mark reading Guanlian fang zhi (Made for the lotus-viewing bark)
d. 22 cm
The stem dish is in good overall condition with just a minute approx. 0.2 cm glaze flake to the rim. There is an original firing line to the interior of the foot.
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Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 16th May 1989, lot 265 (one of a pair).