Very nicely decorated 18th century export charger depicting a large lotus plant with multiple flowers in various stages of development. Lotus is a well-known Buddhist symbol for purity and perfection arising from muddy waters. Depiction of its seed pods in Chinese art signifies a wish for many children.Lotus in the central field is surrounded by eight smaller floral sprays around the outer rim. Excellent composition and well executed details all around.
In good antique condition with only one small 2 cm hairline and two tiny chips around the rim as per photographs. Wear to the glaze and firing flaws typical of 18th century examples. Origin: China Date of production: 18th century Material: porcelain. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Porcelain". The seller is "oriental-antiques-uk" and is located in this country: GB.
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