Chinese Porcelain Footed Calligraphy Dish
Antique Chinese porcelain hand painted footed calligraphy dish having an oval shape with scalloped rim. Has hand painted enameled design to exterior depicting important Chinese historical figures with calligraphy poems next to each figure. Crashing waves to foot. Has etched calligraphy mark to interior of bowl and holds red stamp mark to exterior. Includes fitted presentation box. Ming to early Qing dynasty period. Measures 2 1/4" height x 9" length x 6 3/4" depth (5.7cm x 22.8cm x 17.1cm). Total weight of 496 grams.