A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE ARMORIAL DISHES
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
each painted to the centre of the interior enclosing a pheasant on rockwork, encircled at the rim by a crest and alternating lotus flowers and stylised floral roundels, the base with a stylised conch shell within a double circle in underglaze blue
49.6 and 49.3 cm, 19 1/2 and 19 3/8 in
There are numerous references in historic inventories to 'china' dishes of various sizes at Ombersley Court in which these presumably feature, for example see the reference which possibly relates to lot 3 which could just as easily apply to the present lot.