Group of 6 blue and white porcelain – Asian and Delft. 1st and 2nd items: 1 Chinese Kraak style porcelain plate and 1 Japanese Kraak style porcelain plate, both round, each with blue and white incurvate octagonal cartouche at center and flowers with fish scale patterning, flowers, and kites. Underside of rims with undulating flowers on stem, iron red edges. Japanese plate has indistinct mark to underside, 8 1/2" dia.; Chinese plate unmarked, 8 1/4" dia., both likely 18th century. 3rd item: Delft plate with Chinese style flower and scholar's rock decoration, serpentine rim. Unmarked. 9" diam. Likely 18th century. 4th item: Chinese or Japanese plate with peony and bamboo decoration to center, trellis decoration to edges, unmarked. 8 3/4" diameter. Likely 18th century. 5th item: Japanese Arita blue and white plate with flowers-in-circle decoration and circular or guilloche design to rim, vine and blossom decoration to underside with Fuku mark. 7" diameter. Edo period, 18th to 19th century. 6th item: Japanese Arita plate in the Chinese style, decorated with basket of flowers on a white background, the rim with prunus decoration on a blue background, mark to underside. 8 1/4" dia. Likely 18th century. Provenance: A private Alabama collection. CONDITION: 1st item: Scattered tiny rim chips up to 1/4" on Chinese Kraak plate. 2nd item: 2 small firing cracks to Japanese plate. 3rd item: Delft plate with multiple small rim chips, some overpainted. 4th item: Couple tiny rim chips, overall very good condition. 5th item: Excellent condition. 6th item: Three areas of roughness/small chips to rim, up to 1"; couple of small firing imperfections; shallow foot ring chips up to 1/2".
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