Chinese blue and white octagonal export plate, Qianlong (1736-95) decorated in the centre with a stylized spray of lotus flower, bordered by lotus petals enclosing lotus flowers on a scroll-work ground, diameter: 9 9/16in. This design was used in Chinese armorial porcelain, for an illustrated pair of plates with arms of Elias de Haze and Sara Sonmans see Howard & Ayers, China for the West, Vol. Lotus-petal patterns became popular in Chinese export porcelain of the 1750s (perhaps due to Near Eastern influences) and there are numerous examples in famille rose and rouge-de-fer. Update Due to current restrictions our access to some of our stock is limited. As members of the British Antique Dealers' Association (BADA), we are obliged to adhere to their rules of conduct.
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