Rare First Period Worcester Imari Plate c1770

£340.00

Product Code:23121501

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Description

Heading :  Rare Worcester porcelain Imari plate
Date : c1770
Period : George III
Marks :None
Origin : Worcester. England
Colour : Imari palette
Pattern : Lotus flower and cherry blossom with central flower vase – direct copy of Japanese Imari pattern
Condition : Very good. minor losses to enamelling and gilding and a short  firing crack at 1 o’clock on the rim. Shallow scratches to centre.
Restoration : None
Dimensions : 22.3cm diameter. 3.4cm height
Weight : 395 grams

References:

Dictionary of Worceter Porcelain by John Sandon Pg. 206

Eric Knowles Comments

There has been speculation in the past that this is a Giles design. However. it lacks the distinctive Giles features that one would typically expect. It is possible that Giles was copying the Japanese original but we strongly suspect this was decorated elsewhere.

 

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Weight750 g

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