19th-century Mason's chinoiserie-pattern meat platter. Transferware underglaze depicts a coastal scene with a house on stilts, pagoda, and two fisherman on the bridge. Amazing depth of blue. Heavy and large. Blurred Mason's mark on back.
A love for beautiful things, combined with bi-annual trips to France, inspired Denise Jochec to open Summerhill Ltd. For 18 years the the 3,000 sq. ft. shop in Old Town Orange in Southern California has provided design services and an impressive array of lighting, including sparkling chandeliers, vintage table lamps, antique floor lamps and crystal wall sconces, as well as unique furnishings and mirrors.