Liverpool delft plate, bowl of flowers, c.1760
Liverpool delft plate, painted with a large central bowl of flowers within a scrollwork border, the rim with four daoist emblems, all copied from Chinese export porcelains. Circa 1760
expected rim frits only
The central panel is a penjing, or a -landscape in a dish-.ref. V&A C.44-1977 (p179 in the delftware book) for the pattern on an octagonal probably Liverpool plate, c.1745-65. The Bristol collection has a round plate, same pattern with a slight difference to the well border, item G122, probably Liverpool 1750.