Delft, circa 1690
The Peacock pottery
Dish with a wide-spreading flange, painted in blue with three Chinese men on a terrace in an oriental garden. The image is framed within a band of scrolls, flowers and leaves between two double lines. The flange is painted with four linked landscapes with Chinese figures. A little cobalt oxide has been added to the tin glaze, giving it a light blue hue.
Dimensions: diameter 48,6 cm / 19.13 in.