Tin-glazed Earthenware Octagonal Ming Dish, England, c. 1685-90, probably Bristol or possibly London, blue decorated with Chinese scholar seated in landscapes to both rim and center, lg. 7 3/4 in.
Provenance: The Troy Chappell Collection; D.M. & P. Manheim.
Literature: Similar illustrated in The Longridge Collection of English Slipware and Delftware, by L. Grigsby, vol. 2, p. 144, illus. D110.
Age typical glaze wear and glaze chipping along points of rim., minor shallow scratches to the basin of the plate.
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