Serving dish: Dessert dish
Overall: 1 3/4 x 7 1/4 x 10 1/8 in. ( 4.4 x 18.4 x 25.7 cm )
painted: inside blue borders: a ribbon-tied emblem
Scalloped edged diamond shaped porcelain dish painted in underglaze blue of varying intensity in a complicated pattern of petal-shaped panels; large "cracked ice" border and concentric sets of stylized leaf and petal designs with a central stylized flower; as close a copy of an 18th century Chinese design; this design was known as the "Kangki Lotus" pattern; blue floral sprays along the exterior.
Gift of Dr. Edmund Astley Prentis
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