dish (food service); dish (containers)

One of a pair of famille rose overglaze enamelled porcelain dishes. Shallow dish with curved sides, flared rim, and a low foot. It is painted with famille rose enamel over clear glaze; the foot rim is unglazed. The inside is decorated with four stylised dragons interspersed with floral sprays, encircled with a bold gold line bordered with red enamel below the rim. The exterior is painted with three floral sprays. It is marked on base with red enamel: 'da qing guang xu nian zhi', meaning 'made in the Guangxu period of the Great Qing dynasty'. It has several repairs.

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