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An image of Description: Saucer dish. Hard-paste porcelain painted in an enamel palette of two iron-reds, two greens, turquoise, pale yellow and aubergine outlined in sepia with a kingfisher in flight by a lotus pond with two mandarin ducks swimming.
Saucer dish. Hard-paste porcelain painted in an enamel palette of two iron-reds, two greens, turquoise, pale yellow and aubergine outlined in sepia. The well rounded sides have an out-curved rim resting on a low tapered foot. The interior is boldy decorated with an overall design of a kingfisher diving down towards a large clump of lotus with six open blooms, flanked by frilly-edged leaves and tall water grasses, rising from a pond indicated by iron-red dashes, with two mandarin ducks swimming in the foreground. The base has two concentric circles in underglaze blue enclosing the mark. 
Production Place: China (country) 
Dimensions: diameter: (whole): 39 cm 
Period : Qing Dynasty (1644-1912), Kangxi Period (1662-1722) 
Date: circa 1662 to 1722

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Description: Saucer dish. Hard-paste porcelain painted in an enamel palette of two iron-reds, two greens, turquoise, pale yellow and aubergine outlined in sepia with a kingfisher in flight by a lotus pond with two mandarin ducks swimming. Saucer dish. Hard-paste porcelain painted in an enamel palette of two iron-reds, two greens, turquoise, pale yellow and aubergine outlined in sepia. The well rounded sides have an out-curved rim resting on a low tapered foot. The interior is boldy decorated with an overall design of a kingfisher diving down towards a large clump of lotus with six open blooms, flanked by frilly-edged leaves and tall water grasses, rising from a pond indicated by iron-red dashes, with two mandarin ducks swimming in the foreground. The base has two concentric circles in underglaze blue enclosing the mark. Production Place: China (country) Dimensions: diameter: (whole): 39 cm Period : Qing Dynasty (1644-1912), Kangxi Period (1662-1722) Date: circa 1662 to 1722

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  • Accession Number: MAR.C.83-1912
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 759 pixels
  • Image width: 760 pixels
  • Processed with: ACD Systems Digital Imaging
  • Filesize: 97.63kB

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