FABULOUS Antique c1890 J & MP BELL, Scottish Pottery Oriental transfer, col. Plate
On offer here, is a delightful AND fabulous, antique, IKAN China, Oriental Plate produced by J & MP Bell, from Edinburgh , SCOTLAN D. More than 120 years old! As plate collector's will know, English pottery was strongly influenced by Chinese and other Oriental designs in the eighteenth & nineteenth centuries. This item is a classic example! The dragon features prominently in Oriental culture, and on this plate we have the " PIXIU " (the head of a dragon & body of a Lion) to the center of the plate (pics 2 & 3); the " CHIWEN " head of dragon and the body of a dolphin or sea-creature fish; (see pic 4) and a phoenix-like bird (see pic 6)....
All prominent in Oriental mythology. The plate measures 9 1/2 in diameter (see pics 5 & 10) NO cracks or chips!
All round a unique, unusual and impressive antique collector plate with strong Oriental impression! Great for display or wall hanging! STATES, NOW CHARGES AND INVOICES STATE TAXATION, i. And if there is any hitch, please communicate and we can work something out....
This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Decorative Cookware, Dinnerware & Serveware\Plates". The seller is "lieben50" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, China, Japan, Canada, Australia.
- Pattern: Oriental Pixiu
- Type: Plate
- Vintage: Yes
- Origin: Edinburgh Scotland
- Brand: Bell & Co
- Time Period Manufactured: 1850-1899
- Production Technique: Pottery
- Material: Bone China
- Theme: Oriental
- Production Style: Blue and White Pottery