Is this plate chinese ?

by alison
(cumbria , england )

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Hi , i found this plate when clearing out my late dads house . (he had loads of very old plates that belonged to his mum , her mum ( his grandma ) and her mum (his great grandma ) . I cant find out anything about the maker chensi . It also has t something s on it and the letter B indented on it and another mark . please help is this chinese ? how old about is it ?, and is it a keep or just rubbish ? . Its approx 7" round . I would love some help .thanks

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Aug 02, 2011
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by: peter

Hello,
No, neither the decoration nor the mark look Chinese. I would guess it is either Chinoiserie or some copy of European porcelain.
I can't see any Chinese elements in this.

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