A FINE CHINESE MING BLUE AND WHITE LOTUS PLATE
Prob. YongLe Period
The central medallion well-painted in soft violet-blue tones with composite floral blooms to include peony, lotus, camellia, pomegranate and mallow, borne on slender interlaced vines within a shaped panel of double-lines conforming to the gently fluted cavetto, designed with twelve detached floral sprays repeated on the exterior, the broad everted mouth rim with a band of 'Lingzhi' scroll within double-line borders. The receded base remain unglazed, revealed pale-creme ground with dark-grayish firing marks.
Dimensions: 2-5/8" H x 15" Dia.