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Chinese Straits octagonal stand, circa 1900, decorated in famille-rose enamels with butterflies and an interlocking floral border to the rim, the reverse with four bats in iron-red and a blue patterned band to the footrim.

Bats, (bian fu) were associated with good luck, their name being homophonous with ‘fu’ (good fortune).


Diameter: 3 1/2in. (9cm.)

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