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Set of Six Chinese Export Deep Soup Plates
Category: Ceramics
SubType: Chinese Export Porcelain
Origin: China
Era: 18th Century
Width: 9 inches
SET OF SIX CHINESE EXPORT DEEP SOUP PLATES 'Cormorant & Magpie', Probably Swedish Market, Qianlong, c1750

Of fluted form, the center well painted in famille rose with turquoise, iron red, bianco sopra bianco and gilt in a variant of the 'Cormorant and Magpie' decoration, with a blossoming prunus branch and lotus pads issuing further flora, the two cormorants, one in flight, protecting their young from the intruding magpie, each in gilt and iron red; the rim with a gilt leafy trailing vine border

Condition: Excellent

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