England, and Ireland, c1750-52, and 1755-60

“Scroll”, or “Broken Scroll” Pattern




The Bow after a Chinese export original,
painted with a partly unrolled manuscript depicting flowering peony

 and bamboo with “blue hollow rock” and a garden fence, the unrolled part of the scroll represented at the left side,

sided above and below with Buddhist emblems for the “Musical Stone of Jade” and floral and foliate sprays,

 all within a diamond-diapered rim reserved with four flowerheads,
the underside of the rim painted with three trailing branches, and painted with the numeral 15


Exhibited : English Ceramic Circle Exhibition of 1948, bearing paper label verso with reference no. 154

(The presented plate is cited in Bow Porcelain, Geoffrey Freeman, p.57, Pl. 67. as "the Toppin example",
with reference to "E.C.C. Catalog 1948, pl. 34, no. 154");

for further discussion of this plate, see Bow Porcelain, Adams  & Redstone, p.87-8, Pl. 19


Condition : Good to excellent; glaze wear with usual small delftware chips to the rim;

no cracks or hairlines present


9.25” Diameter



The Dublin Delftware plate after the Bow,
painted likewise in soft blues with minor variations,

the verso with foliate sprays and numeral 16


Cf. Peter Francis, Irish Delftware (2000), pl.12 and pp.105-106
for a discussion on the influence of Bow porcelain on Dublin delftware


8.75” Diameter


 PRICE : Please Inquire


(To be sold together only)








Also See :


Bow Dolphin & 3-Shell Sweetmeat or

Pickle Stand, c1752-55

Bow Porcelain Octagonal 2 Quail Dish, Arita Manner, c1755

First Period Worcester Oval Pierced Basket

"Pavilion Pattern", c1770


Pair Bristol Delft Manganese Plates, c1745




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Bow Porcelain, and Dublin Delftware after the Bow, "Broken Scroll" Plates, c1750-60