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Chinese Blue and White Fish Plate, c. 1850

$380

About

The fish on this hand painted 19th century provincial plate represents a blessing for wealth. Chinese symbols take on added meaning and nuance when combined with other motifs. The blue lines around the fish suggest water, which together would offer the wish "to be as content as a fish in water". This plate is mounted for display on a custom steel base.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 15 in. (38.1 cm)Width: 8.75 in. (22.23 cm)Depth: 3 in. (7.62 cm)
  • Style
    Qing (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    GlazedPorcelain
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1900
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: MMM031I_STAND1stDibs: LU820018904802

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  • Shipping
    $110 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 3-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Chicago, IL
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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Located in Chicago, IL

PAGODA RED is a renowned resource for designers as well as collectors of contemporary and ancient Chinese, Korean and Japanese art. They offer a curated edit of fine and provincial furniture, ceramics, scholars' objects, and paintings and textiles, each piece historically and geographically authentic.

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