Bishop Sumner plate

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  • Description

    A copy of a Chinese Famille verte pattern of the Kangxi period. Decorated in bright enamels with a narrow border and six inner panels of flowers, birds and animals. The central panel illustrates a mythical creature and a flying dragon in a landscape.

  • Date made


  • Material

    Soft paste porcelain

  • Factory mark

    Open crescent

  • Mark type

    Painted in gold

  • Pattern name

    Bishop Sumner

  • Provenance/assession

    From the collection of C.W.Dyson Perrins

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