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Hi again Peter. Just thought I might pick your brains about some more plates I recently bought for pennies at a Car Boot Sale. They came from the same seller I can only assume they were part of somebodies collection at some point. They all look to be 18th Century export ware. The famille rose plate is I am sure Yongzheng or there abouts. The Imari palette one is a bit plain but nice condition and a more unusual Fish/ Carp plate. My first question is, would there be an easy way to date a Chinese Imari export plates as its one thing I get slightly confused with. The second and main question is regarding the Fish plate. I have not seen one similar to this and wondered if you had? Could you hazard a guess at the period? Its a very pretty little plate about the usual size and form ( 9 inches)and the fish are all gilded. There also seem what appears to be sea shells and a strange design in blue right in the middle. I Wondered what it was supposed to be? A symbol? Anything you can tell me would be very much appreciated. Kind regards Andy