Ca. 1920 Royal Doulton Chinese Willow Story Chinoiserie cabinet plates, very rare
Set of twelve (12) Royal Doulton Willow Story pattern polychrome enamel and parcel gilt porcelain (bone china) cabinet plates, depicting scenes from the Chinese fairy tale the "Willow Pattern Story", in which two lovers Koong Shee (Koong-Se) and Chang run away from her father's palace and find refuge together on a small island. Includes three (3) plates depicting Koong Shee and Chang fleeing from her father; three (3) plates depicting the couple escaping arrest by soldiers; two (2) depicting the couple traveling to the island on a boat; two (2) plates depicting Koong Shee watching Chang culitvate the island; and two (2) plates depicting the two living together on the island; each plate includes the image of two doves representing the couple in top center of the sky, the rims with images of birds and other floral and geometric decorations. Very rare and highly collectible! All with green Royal Doulton marks, English text describing the scenes, and numerals, nine (9) with purple retailer marks for Jones, McDuffie, and Stratton, Boston to underside of bases.
7/8" H x 10 1/4" dia. Condition: Excellent, with no crack, crazing, gold wear, or repair. I take great care in describing each item's condition in detail. If you encounter any issues, please don't hesitate to contact me so that we can resolve them together. Thanks for visiting my shop.
This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Decorative Cookware, Dinnerware & Serveware\Plates". The seller is "oldtimeworkshop" and is located in this country: US.
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- Origin: England
- Pattern: Chinoiserie
- Antique: Yes
- Color: Green
- Material: Porcelain
- Year Manufactured: 1920
- Set Includes: Plate Set
- Vintage: Yes
- Brand: Royal Doulton
- Type: plates
- Era: Early 20th Century (1911-1940)
- Original/Licensed Reproduction: Original
- Original/Reproduction: Vintage Original
- Collection: Royal Doulton hand painted
- Theme: Chinoiserie
- Style: Chinoiserie
- Features: Hand Painted
- Time Period Manufactured: 1920-1929
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
- Backstamp: Printed
- Finish: Glossy
- Handmade: Yes