Miles Mason type antique porcelain saucer dish transfer printed in blue & white in the Two Temples II variation Broseley pattern circa 1810 209 mm
A Miles Mason type porcelain antique saucer dish from the early 19th century, the Georgian or early Regency period, George III was the monarch on the throne at the time. This English porcelain scalloped rim saucer dish is marked on the base with a Chinese type seal mark which dates to dates to circa 1810 to 1813.
It has a very attractive blue and white Chinoiserie transfer printed pattern known by collectors as the two temples II variation Broseley pattern, this pattern is also known as Temple and Garden or Pagoda. It was originally made at Caughley, the copper plates being engraved by Thomas Minton as a copy of the Chinese original. The actual maker is currently unknown, a version of this type was made by Miles Mason and subsequently by his son Charles James Mason. A fair number of other makers including Adams, Chetham and Wooley, Spode and Davenport also produced ware in this pattern and a number also used a Chinese type seal mark. For more details on this pattern see the Transfer ware collectors club database pattern number 238.
The saucer dish is 1 3/4 inches (41 mm) high by 8 1/4 inches (209 mm) diameter. It weighs 369 grammes unpacked.
It is in very good antique condition, no chips cracks nor restoration, there is a little bone china body discolouration to the back of the rim. The dish is sound and rings nicely when flicked with a finger. Please see the images.
This is a great item for any collector of English 19th century saucer dishes or Mason's pottery and porcelain.
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