Qing Dynasty Chinese Large Porcelain Plates/Trays Cobalt Blue Hand Painted
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Large Chinese porcelain plates/trays with cobalt blue hand-painted decorations under glass depicting delightful landscape, in the foreground two rabbits/hares are painted; the rabbit or hare is the fourth animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese Zodiac, according to traditional Chinese astrology, the rabbit/hare is quiet, reserved, retrospective, brooding and lucky, the hare and the rabbit are tied to the Moon and represent fecundity and rebirth. There are no signs at the base of these trays but we date them to the second half of the eighteenth century, Qianlong Period, about 1760, Qing Dynasty (1644-1912) East India Company. Measures cm.38x3.
18th century (1700-1799)
Place of origin:
3H x 38DI
1,18H x 14,96DI
The large size of the two plates is very unusual and rare
Creator / Artist:
Good; wear consistent with age and use.
International - YES
Bazaar Sas Furniture
Published in Furniture, Lighting, Decorative Objects and Fine Art categories