Four (4) 18th century Chinese Export Porcelain Plates. 1st & 2nd items: Two (2) Chinese export blue and white porcelain plates, one with floral and landscape decoration and the other with landscape and architectural decoration, both with blue and white borders. 9 1/4" dia. 18th century. 3rd & 4th items: Pair of Chinese export blue, white and copper octagonal porcelain plates, both with landscape decoration. 8 3/4" dia. 18th century. Provenance: East Tennessee collection, by descent from Edwin V. Hill, M.D., deceased 1969. Dr. Hill was a faculty member of Tufts and Harvard Medical Schools and served as a Colonel in the U.S. Army. He collected Asian arts during his military tour in the Far East theatre, including China and Japan, prior to 1964. CONDITION: 1st & 2nd items: Both plates with scattered fleabites to underside of rim, one with minor glaze wear to center. 3rd & 4th items: Both plates with scattered fleabites to rim.
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