A Pair of Underglaze Blue Creamware Large Plates
The shaped plates are painted in the central well in underglaze blue with a large flower head and leaves. The rim with scattered leaves and flowers.
Reference: Creamware and Pearlware Re-Examined, Edited by Tom Walford & Roger Massey, Published by English Ceramics Circle 2007. Welsh Creamware and Pearlware by Jonathan Gray, pages 262-285. See page 263, # 2 for a dish dated 1782 with similar painted loose flowers and page 265, #5 for a plate again with very similar painted underglaze blue flowers and leaves.