c1750 Large English Blue and White Chinese Delft Style Dish


A very fine, c1750,large English Blue and White Chinese Qian-Long Delft Faience dish in very good condition.

The dish is decorated with blue flowers and foliage. The edge of the plate has the characteristic frits where the brittle glaze has chipped off the softer pottery.

These dishes were made to try and compete with the imported Chinese porcelain of better quality and are now more desirable and rarer than the wares they were copying.

Diameter: 35cm
Height: 5cm
Weight: 1230g