Please examine handwriting script and his signature at the end of the script. The painting depicts a pair of birds in a group of flowers. The edge of the charger has remnants of gilt. There is gilt on the borders and edges.The width is 11 at widest point. Xiancha's artworks are very much sought after nowadays and difficult to find. Orange peel effect: the surface of the glaze is wavily uneven, resembles the peel of orange. This phenomenon happens to late Qing dynasty porcelains, especially Daoguang to Guangxu period porcelains, and disappeared in later porcelains. Though this was considered to be an imperfection probably due to ingredients of the glaze or low temperature, or both, it is now an important characteristics for the evaluation of antique.
This charger, as you can see from the photos, is in a pristine condition, and is therefore a very rare, hard to find piece of Xiancha's porcelain paintings. There are losses of gilt. Be ware of potential delays in clearing custom.
Please do NOT ask me to end my auctions early than scheduled. The item "A Chinese Porcelain Charger by Xiancha" is in sale since Thursday, February 19, 2015.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Other Chinese Antiques". The seller is "jamesburg77" and is located in Monroe Township, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.