Additional Image:

This is one of three similar designs around the edge of this octagonal plate.  This print shows a fence to the left and landscape, hills, trees and another fence to the right.  It is printed in deep purple and the source is not known.


Shape Type: Dinner & Dessert Wares

Pattern Type: Genre Scenes

Date: c. 1758-1760


  • Diameter: 8.66 in (22.00 cm)

Maker: Bow


Two versions of L'Amour are found on Bow porcelain, this is the more frequently encountered.  It is printed in dark purple and shows a woman holding a fan in her right hand with her lover kissing her hand.  To the left is an urn on a pedestal with trees in the background and to the right is a figure of Neptune with four horses, which...