Dragon-in-Compartments Plate

Dragon-in-Compartments Plate

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English porcelain plate in Dragon-in-Compartments, Bengal Tyger, or Kylin pattern, circa 1800-1810.

 

Dimensions: Approximately 8” diameter.

 

Decoration:

The rim is edged in gold with a diamond patterned border interspersed with panels of red and green above red Chinese style stylized butterflies.

 

The center is decorated with alternating shaped panels of fantastic animals and vases on tables in vibrant colors and gilding and has a rosette in the center.

 

The reverse is unmarked.

 

This pattern has been given a number of names by collectors, but Dragon-in-Compartments seems to be the most common. The pattern was used by Chamberlain Worcester, Coalport, and other English manufacturers.

 

Condition: Staining and glaze hairlines on reverse; otherwise in excellent condition consistent with age and usage.