Chinese Canton porcelain believed to have been owned used by John Q Adams

by Larry Hollingsworth
(Frisco, Tx 75034,USA)

My wife has some beautiful Canton procelain. We thought it was Flow Blue but a prominent appraisal house in Dallas told us there was not a market for Canton. I am looking for someone who can give us a prfessional opinion of value.
I will post a picture of all the itmes on a table and a few individual pieces in hopes someone will take a look at it.

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Jan 12, 2012
willow pattern
by: peter

Hello,
From the only closeup of the decoration in these images it seems that you have Chinoiserie. "Chinoiserie" is European or western made porcelain copying Chinese motifs and/or styles.
This definetely is not Chinese, only the decoration looks that way. A closeup inspection would be required to make sure whether it is handpainted. Some of the later Chinoiserie was transfer printed.

I cannot tell you about value as it is relative to many factors. Please see "Value of Antiques" in the left side menu.

What you have is the so-called Willow Pattern. It shows a lake, island with pavillon, a boat, and willows (here highly stylized).
If you do a Google Image search you will find lots of willow pattern porcelain for comparison.

There is a website for willow pattern collectors somewhere. You should be able to find it via Google. They might be able to help you identify what you have, exactly.

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