Antique Porcelain, Pottery and Silver from David Pownall Willis David Pownall Willis

Chinese Export Porcelain Plate, c. 1840
Chinese Export Porcelain Plate, c. 1840. Wonderful black butterfly pattern in eight pointed star centers surrounded by eight roundels of black and gold fish. Decoration also includes birds in bamboo, two bats with good luck coins, two yellow and black birds, butterfly with fruit, and two birds on a rock with flowers. A very unusual pattern. 9 5/8 inches.