Lot 215
A Chinese Export Porcelain Rose Mandarin Platter with Blue Key
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1820, a porcelain oval serving platter hand painted in polychrome enamels and gilt with a border of alternating lotus blossom and floral basket vignettes, each framed with a blue key border against a dark orange ground, a large central scene of a Mandarin court audience with noble ladies and gentlemen in a lush exterior setting, unglazed underside.

17 in. length; 14 1/4 in. width

Some slight rubbing and loss to gilt on rim; some very minor rubbing and loss to enamels; red writing to underside.

$500 - 1,000