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<p>Clay: fine white porcelain. Glaze: plain, transparent. Decoration: in underglaze blue and overglaze yellow enamel; blue flowers on yellow ground. Central gardenia spray surrounded by (from top clockwise) sprays of pomegranate, persimmon and grapes and lotus bouquet. 6-character Cheng-te mark on base.</p>