ca. 1745 Italian; Doccia Hard-paste porcelain.This platter, on display at the Met Museum, was produced in the Italian porcelain factory founded by Carlo Ginori at Doccia, near Florence in 1737. The painting is of a Turkish man copied from a painting by Jacopo Ligozz from his works in "Navigation and Voyages in Turkey", first published in 1576. Bold colors and the large floral paintings on the platter reflect the time period.
Italian, Doccia Ginori factory, circa PLATE painted in the centre with two apples on a branch, inside a green border gilt with a band of foliate scrolls, gilt star mark porcelain 8 in. diameter See a Ginori Doccia board via Ann Wardley
Italian, Doccia factory, circa 1745 DISH of oval silver form with ribbon-tied reeded and scroll moulded rim, painted in the centre with naturalistic brightly coloured flowers, the border painted with four spaced flower sprays and insects porcelain