English Chinoiserie Imari Plates - Set of 8
Set of eight English chinoiserie plates in Imari colors by John Ridgway, Stoke-on-Trent, dated 1845. Hand-enameled floral pattern, gilded decoration, a large cobalt blue leaf, salmon and white panels, and a shaped rim dotted with raised molded and gilded fleurettes. Nice blueing to the back of the plates. Marking: diamond-shaped registry dated December 4th, 1845, pattern no. 9438. Some plates show a light overall crazing or mild staining on the undersides. light crazing.