Two Tin-glazed Earthenware Polychrome Decorated Plates, England, c. 1760-70, probably London, a Chinese river landscape decorated rim to rim, dia. 8 3/4; and a Chinaman plate with floral and foliate border surrounding a central figure seated in a landscape, dia. 8 7/8 in.
Provenance: Chinaman plate ex collection Matthew and Elisabeth Sharpe.
Literature: Similar illustrated in English Delftware by Garner and Archer, illus. 85-A and color plate F.
Landscape: Age typical rim chips and glaze abrasions and with larger 3/8 and 1/4" chips; glaze with large craze lines throughout; the backside with patch of glaze loss.
Chinaman: Age typical minor rim chips and glaze abrasions; faint glaze crazing to the frontside and extensively to the backside.
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