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Plate

CRE UNKNOWN; (17th-18th century) This is a Qing dynasty plate from the Kangxi period (1662-1722). The scene on this plate is probably taken from a popular novel or drama, most probably xixiangji (Romance of the Western Chamber), showing the hero Scholar Zhang. The figures around the rim also allude to the attributes of a Chinese scholar. The rim features figures in a landscape. One of a set of 6, …