Chinese famille rose porcelain plate decorated along the interior with a blooming flower, 18th century. Decorated along the rim with three sprigs of flowers, a dragonfly, a praying mantis, and a beetle.Diameter: 9 in.
Overall, the item has no visible cracks or losses. No major chips; there are minute chips along the rim and footrim. Light wear throughout as expected from age and use. There are a few scattered areas where the coloration has faded over time; there are losses to gold gilding as shown in the listing image. Throughout the item, there are a few scattered minute blue spots that appear to be original. Along the underside, the footrim has an adhesive spot, measuring 1/2 inch. The underside has wear, consistent with age and use. No visible signs of restoration under UV light.
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