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  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 7, shelf 6

Physical description

Plate of soft-paste porcelain, octagonal, painted in underglaze blue with a flowering plum tree in Chinese style.

Place of Origin

England (made)


ca. 1750 (made)


Unknown (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions



Width: 24.1 cm

Descriptive line

Plate, octagonal, soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, factory uncertain, England, ca. 1750

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

For a discussion of this group of wares, see Nick Panes, Ray Howard, and Professor J. Victor Owen, 'Attribution enhanced --"Isleworth porcelain" re-examined', English Ceramic Circle Transactions, Vol. 24 (2013), pp. 89-116, where attributions to Isleworth, Bow and Liverpool are considered.


Soft paste porcelain; Cobalt oxide


Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Prunus tree


Ceramics; Porcelain; Eating; Food vessels & Tableware


Ceramics Collection

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