Gongyi kiln also produced the first underglaze blue and white ware. They were experimental in nature and mainly for the overseas market and production volume was small. The motifs were mainly simplified floral or Islamic geometric form.
Blue and white wares were produced for the middle- east market and interest was short-lived. Production only resumed during the Yuan Dynasty and interestingly, the main market was again the Middle East. It is decorated with Islamic geometric lines. This plate is in excellent condition.Dimensions: Diameter: 4.75 = 124 mm 1.25 tall = 27 mm Weight: 8.10 oz. = 220 g Condition: Excellent, without any chips or repairs. The item "Chinese TANG-SONG Dynasty (618-1279) blue & white small plate, 124 mm" is in sale since Saturday, December 28, 2013. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Plates".
The seller is "ukr10" and is located in Clearwater Beach, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.