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Chinese Export Fitzhugh Octagonal Platter, Ca. 1820

China Early 19th Century

A Chinese Export Fitzhugh blue and white Octagonal Platter, the first one (possibly a tureen under plate)  I’ve seen. The color is strong, the glaze is glassy and it is thinly potted.

Price

$800

Condition

very good + except for edge fritting, a very faint 1.75" hair line and one small chip on the underside of the rim.

Measurements

15.5" side to side, 16.5" point to point

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