An English-decorated Chinese porcelain plate mid 18th century, painted in the Giles atelier with a spray of flowers, a moth, carrots and small sprigs below an eagle armorial crest, and a London-decorated Chinese porcelain bowl, moulded with peony and bamboo issuing from a fence, painted with flowers, a grasshopper and other insects, the bowl cracked, 23cm max. (2) Provenance: the plate from the Stephen Hanscombe Collection. Exhibited: Stockspring Antiques, Early James Giles, no.111 (the plate).

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