Bow octagonal botanical plates decorated with flowers and insects. mid 18th century, made in Great Britain. Awfully pretty.

A BOW BOTANICAL OTAGONAL PLATE, CIRCA 1758


Bow octagonal botanical plate, painted with two large leafy branches each issuing a large yellow flower and a bud, the rim painted with five scattered winged insects and a caterpillar. ca 1758. Porcelain. Image © 2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2020/style-furniture-silver-ceramics/a-bow-botanical-otagonal-plate-circa-1758

Pair of Bow octagonal botanical plates, each one painted with a botanical specimen among butterflies and insects. ca. 1765. Porcelain. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/a-pair-of-bow-porcelain-octagonal-botanical-5726386-details.aspx
A BOW BOTANICAL OTAGONAL PLATE, CIRCA 1758


Bow octagonal botanical plate painted with two leafy stems issuing rows of blue flowers, and four winged insects and a small ladybug. ca. 1758. Porcelain. Image © Bonhams 2001-2020. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2020/style-furniture-silver-ceramics/a-bow-botanical-otagonal-plate-circa-1758-2

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