Three (3) Chinese Export blue and white porcelain plates. 1st item: Charger with a bracketed foliate rim and foliate central reserve. Stylized foliate decoration to the underside of the rim together with a blue underglaze six-character Chenghua mark to the base. 12 1/4" dia. Late 19th century/early 20th century. 2nd item: Plate in the "tobacco leaf" pattern with blue vine decoration to the underside of the rim. 9" dia. Late 18th century. 3rd item: Plate having a shaped foliate and diapered rim and scenic landscape decoration with birds to the center. 9" dia. Late 18th/Early 19th century.
The Collection of Dr. Joe Newsom Rawlings, Davisboro, Georgia.
1st item: Overall very good condition. Minor scuffing to center, scattered minor glaze imperfections, in the making. 2nd item: Scattered minute fleabites and glaze wear to the rim. 3rd item: Scattered glaze wear and minute chipping to rim. Some old areas of restoration to back, visible under UV inspection.