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A rare Bristol round sweetmeat dish

A rare Bristol round sweetmeat dish, of saucer shape, painted in coloured enamels with European flowers, within a gilt leaf scroll cartouche, on a marbled blue ground, the rim with a gilt scroll panelled band, 5 3/4" diameter, circa 1775, blue painted X mark

Provenance; Vernon Roberts Collection, Dunkeld, 1924
                      A H S Bunford Collection, 1951
                      F S Mackenna Collection
                      Peter Stephens Collection
illustrated; F S Mackenna, 18th Century English Porcelain, figure 29
                 F S Mackenna, Plymouth and Bristol Porcelain, figure 98

A similar pair of dishes was in the Alfred Trapnell Collection, numbers 529 and 530

A rare Bristol round sweetmeat dish