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5 Chinese Export Mandarin Porcelain Plates, Ca. 1840

China Ca. 1840

A set of 5 Chinese plates decorated with intensely rich enamel colors. The rims have complex depictions of birds, butterflies, bats, flowers, leaves, etc. The center scenes are of Mandarins in court yard settings.

Price

SOLD

Condition

Very good antique condition. One plate has a faint star crack visible on the back side. A few areas of stacking wear.
Good strong gold with little rubbing.

Measurements

8 7/8"

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