Famillia Rose

by Cecelia
(Gilbert,AZ)

Hi peter I have these 3 small Famillia Rose plates 2 are marked with china and 1 isn,t the 3 are slightly different in color but all are of bumpy texter the design is lovely with butterflies,birds and roses.could you please tell me something about the origin of the plates.
Thank You

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Sep 05, 2011
famille rose plate
by: peter

Hi Cecelia,
This famille rose plate was likely made in the 20th century, but I'm not sure when exactly . My guess is second quarter or later because of the type of mark it has. The bottom could be republican period.
The auspicious character in the roundels seems to be the character for 'long life'.

The famille rose pattern has many variations, and this is the first time that I have seen one with dominant yellow tones. Nice plate.

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