Lot 839: Two Chinese blue and white plates, Kangxi period, 26cm, rim nibbles and one plate cracked
November 30, 2016
Lewes, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Two Chinese blue and white plates, Kangxi period, each painted with figures in interiors, with prunus or ribbon-tied object and diaper borders, the underside with river landscape design and pseudo Chenghua marks, 26cm, rim nibbles and one plate cracked
The first plate is in good condition with some slight wear to the glaze in the well and a very shallow chip at the 7 o'clock position on the rim, most partially into the glaze and body, the second plate has a hairline crack to the rim measuring 4.5cm, otherwise in good condition with no restoration.
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