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Subject:Plate marking
Posted By: Carolie McLaughlin Sat, Nov 23, 2019 IP: 2601:183:201:68a8:54

Can anyone help me identify
the mark on this plate?

Subject:Re: Plate marking
Posted By: Bill H Sun, Nov 24, 2019

Some of these famille rose on celadon dishes have marks that are readable and others don't. If this one is flipped counterclockwise a little past 90 degrees, the middle bottom section has some strokes that might be construed as "Chang" (昌), perhaps an abbreviation for "Nanchang" (南昌), the capital of Jiangxi Province, not far from the porcelain capital of Jingdezhen. However, Nanchang also had "Red Kilns" making famille Rose porcelains. But this is all speculative.

As to dating, my Mainland-China compendium of marks on Chinese historic porcelains shows a similar mark on a dish assigned to the Jiaqing Period (1796-1820). The editors also weren't able to translate that mark, and they were wise enough not to speculate either. :)

Best regards,

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