Chinese Plate ?

by signwriter

Hi Peter,
Please any comments on Marks and id of this Chinese Plate ?
most appreciated.Its at least 80 years old as far as we know. Many Thanks

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Jun 07, 2011
Thanks again Peter,
by: Signwriter

Am going to have some pics up online soon,will
fwd link when in situ'

Jun 06, 2011
by: peter

Pictures with more details (closeups) done under natural lighting would be better for evaluating this.
But, the colors and painting style don't look right in these pictures. Better light may change the colors, but the style or pattern remains the same. If this is old, then I would look into the possibility that it could be Japanese. They copied a lot of Chinese motifs and marks in the past.

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