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A London decorated Chinese Export tea bowl and saucer

A Chinese Export tea bowl and saucer, from the 'Smith' Service, each piece moulded with overlapping lotus leaves, painted in coloured enamels in a  
London atelier with flower sprays, scattered flowers, butterflies and other insects, brown line rims, circa 1750

Illustrated; Stephen Hanscombe, The Early James Giles, and his Contemporary London Decorators, 2008, number 70

From a tea and coffee service, one saucer dish incised 'Smith' to the reverse 



A London decorated Chinese Export tea bowl and saucer