CLAUDE PATTERN BLUE AND WHITE PEARLWARE PLATE
beautiful Staffordshire blue and white design on an English
pearlware large dinner plate with indented edge made by Wedgwood. It
dates after 1822, is known as the Blue Claude
pattern and has an impressed Wedgwood mark. This early
marked piece is one of the most attractive patterns available om blue
and white china and arguably the best Wedgwood design on blue and white
pottery. A super
reference and decorative display piece for the discerning Staffordshire
antique pottery collector." Antiques Expert
This item is illustrated in Staffordshire
Blue, W.L. Little plate 73. It was engraved by Thomas
Sparkes after a design by Claude Lorraine in 1822.
width 248 mm max. approximately 9 3/4 inches.
As illustrated impressed to base.
In excellent condition. There is tiny flat chip to the
underside edge. Typical light crazing to glaze which is only visible to
the front through a magnifier: to the back with associated small areas
of minor discolouration and footrim edge wear. A tiny firing flaw spot
to front edge where glaze has not adhered to pottery body. The quality
this piece for decorative
is easily appreciated
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