Sampson Hancock Blue & White Oriental Cheng Platter
A very attractive blue & white earthenware platter, made by Sampson Hancock & Sons in the early 20th century. It is decorated with a transferred chinoiserie style pattern called "Cheng", according to the backstamp a reproduction of an original Chinese design of the Kangxi period - printed phonetically on the back as "Khang He".
There are some faults to the glaze that occurred during production, and a very small nick to the glaze at the rim.
H: 3.5cm (1.4")D: 27cm (10.6")L: 36.5cm (14.4")
Early 20th Century, Edwardian (1901 to 1910)