Kangxi porcelain blue and white antique plate (1662 to 1722 China)
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Antique chinese porcelain blue and white plate painted in underglaze blue. The design has been left unpainted to reveal two gui dragons or stylized ddragons. the detail on the drragons has been picked out in blue. Unusual style of design on a larger than usual plate. The sides are painted withstylized floral spraysin painting and revealed design.
The underside of the rim is painted with whispy grasses and the centre of the base with a double circle
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The second of the Qing Emperors Was able to stabalize the country and stamp out the last of the rebels who wanted a return to the Ming Dynasty.
A great Emperor encouraging the arts and trade especially a lucrative trade with Europe.