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Dish. Unknown. Production place: Pinghe County, Zhangzhou, China. A large, relatively heavily potted dish with deep rounded sides, a narrow flat, up-turned rim, and a slanting foot ring. The centre is slip painted with three stylised flower blossoms, each with a dense ring of slender petals radiating from the centre, terminating in elongated drops, and joined by a single central stem. The cavetto is filled with stylised lotus with feathery leaves alternating with flower branches; the flowers are formed by concentric dotted lines and the curved stems by parallel dotted lines. Similar painted flowers and feathery leaves form a border round the flat rim. Porcelain, decorated inside and out with a white glaze overlaid by an olive green glaze, and inside with raised white slip applied in tiny dots and thin lines. Diameter 39.2 cm, height 9.5 cm, 16th/17th Century. Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).