18th C. English Blue and White Delftware Chinese Pattern Plate

18th C. English Blue and White Delftware Chinese Pattern Plate

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English tin-glazed earthenware plate, circa mid-18th Century.

 

Dimensions: Approximately 8¾” diameter.

 

Decorated in a cobalt blue naïve hand-painted design.

 

The rim is bordered with a diaper and dot pattern interspersed with panels of wavy lines enclosing alternating flowers and stars.

 

The center has a Chinoiserie garden scene of a woman sitting on a fence surrounded by willow trees.

 

The reverse is unmarked.

 

Condition: There is a professionally restored rim repair, and there are glaze fleabites and frits typical of antique tin-glazed earthenware. Otherwise in excellent condition consistent with age and usage.