English Bristol Delftware Chinoiserie Plates,
Probably Temple Back Factory,
The pair of plates depict an oriental lady holding a fan beneath a tree with a butterfly off to her left. The border a band of trellis diaper alternating with four large reserves holding stylized branches.
Diameter: 8 3/4 inches
Reference: British Delft at Williamsburg, John Austin, page 174, #308 (in blue) & 309 (predominately in Manganese) for dishes with the same decoration and border design.
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