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Plate, F75.104

Physical Description

Blue and white under glaze decorated plate (Ming Swatow). Dragon in centre medallion, band around rim. Foliate edge. Cloud design around rim on back and around foot. Ribbed walls.

Research Notes

For Exporting —Professor Kelun Chen
Plate, underglaze blue (blue & white) with lion mark design
Plate, underglaze blue (blue & white) with lion mark design —Professor Kelun Chen
Early 17th century
Ming Dynasty
South of China
For Exporting


Obtained in Indonesia by Peter Battaglia
Bought from Peter Battaglia by: Mervyn Jarvis
Bought from Mervyn Jarvis by: Fels Fund
Purchased by Fels Fund $93.50, Jarvis/Battaglia No. 237. See F75.100 for details.


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 33 x 195 x 194mm

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