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Plate
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period 1662-1722

Medium
porcelain, enamel
Measurements
3.2 × 20.8 cm diameter
Inscription
painted in blue on base c.: (pike head) (in a double circle)
Accession Number
2528-D3
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1923
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Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Porcelain, overglaze 'famille verte' polychrome enamels on white on buff body. Central motif of bird on branch and butterfly with flowering plants; rim band of stylized floral motifs on grid alternating with panels of floral and leaf motif.