Blue and White Delft Dish Hand-Painted, 18th Century, Circa 1780
This beautiful blue and white Dutch Delft plate was hand-painted with deep cobalt blue in the Netherlands by “The Axe” in the 18th century, circa 1780. In the center, we see a lovely chinoiserie garden scene with a flowering tree and rockwork. The border has four panels with blue floral decoration on a white ground separated by smaller blue and white panels decorated with a traditional Delft diamond pattern. The edgeof the dish is painted with traditional yellow slip.
Dimensions: diameter 9.1.”
Condition: Excellent with tiny edge frits invisibly restored