Early English Imari porcelain covered serving dish, probably Coalport circa 1805, decorated in the "Japan" style, finial capped cover with wide paneled border featuring blossoms and stylized diapering surrounding center scene featuring flowering plants and willow tree issuing from rocks, interior scene echoing pattern on cover.
H6" W9 3/4"
Provenance: Purchased from Walker McIntyre Antiques, Atlanta, Georgia in 2000.
From the Collection of Charles Mills and Jason Frye, Atlanta, Georgia.
Literature: Similar pattern featured in Messenger, Michael. COALPORT. Suffolk: Antique Collectors' Club, 1995, pl.48, p.103.
Also in Godden, Geoffrey A. CHAMBERLAIN-WORCESTER PORCELAIN 1788-1852. London: Barrie & Jenkins ltd., 1982, pl 122-123, p. 112.
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