The exact moment of the pattern's invention is not certain.
Another pavilion roof appears among the trees to the right and a smaller pavilion stands to the left projecting from the waterside bank.
A path through the garden leads to the front of the scene and is crossed by a fence of diapered panels set zig-zag fashion across the foreground.
These included scenes with willows, boats, pavilions and birds which were later incorporated into the Willow pattern.
However the Caughley factory did not produce the English Willow pattern in its completed form.
They ran over a bridge, chased by the Mandarin, whip in hand.
They eventually escaped on the Duke's ship to the safety of a secluded island, where they lived happily for years. Hungry for revenge, he sent soldiers, who captured the lovers and put them to death.The most famous story usually runs as described below.The story is English in origin, and has no links to China.The waterside landscape represents a garden in the lower right side, in which a large two-storey pavilion stands.Approached by steps, the lower storey has three large pillars with arched windows or openings between.The Duke arrived by boat to claim his bride, bearing a box of jewels as a gift.