Bow octagonal plate, flower & rock pattern, c.1755
Bow octagonal plate, painted with an unusual version of the famille rose style flower & rock pattern, with chrysanthemum flowers and a large blue rock to the central panel within three iron red rings, the border with three large flower groups with protruding iron red lotus flowers. Unmarked, C.1755
good condition, minor wear
The use of iron red for the ring borders, and the red lotus flowers, is very unusual.ref. Treasury of Bow #38 for a more usual version of the pattern.