A Chinese export foliate rimmed soup plate
with central monogram bearing the initials 'DB', painted in famille rose enamels and gilt with entwined floral garlands and chain pattern -- 9in. (23cms) diam, (rim chips and nibbles); and a pair of export dishes en suite of square form with canted corners -- 8in. (21.5cms) wide, (both with restoration), 18th century.
See Colour Plate 5. (3)