Regency Porcelain Painted Imari Tree Pattern Dessert Plate Antique c 1815
An early 19th century Regency period porcelain dessert plate hand painted with a bright and bold Imari tree style Japan pattern in under-glaze blue with pink, peach, iron red enamel and ochre highlighting in lieu of gilding. The pattern is based around a central blue tree bough with large highly stylised peonies with the rest of the plate covered in other stylised flowers and leaves. There is a repeated border pattern of stylised flowers and leaves. This plate is made in a style that was first introduced in the early 19th century circa 1810 during the Regency period of George III reign when Japanese patterns and styles were popular. It dates from around this period.
The plate is unmarked. It could have been made by a number of companies such as John Rose and Co of Coalport, Minton, Spode or more probably one of the many unrecorded manufacturers of Staffordshire England. A highly decortaive and collectable item of early 19th century Regency porcelain.
The plate 8 inches ( 20.3 cm) diameter and 1 inch (2.5 cm) high, it weighs 362 grammes unpacked.
It is in excellent antique condition, no chips, cracks nor restoration. Please see the images.