A rare pair of small, mid-18th century Irish plates

September 18, 2019 2:41 pm Published by

Decorated with a chinoiserie landscape scene with two acrobatic cranes flying beside a flowering bamboo tree, peonies, rocks, and other flora inside a fenced garden. Surrounded by a scroll border. The rim decorated with three repeats of a stylised, floral, diaper border. The back under-rim marked “10”. Restoration to a hairline crack and rim chips.
Diameter : 17.50 cm./6.875 in.

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