STAFFORDSHIRE BLUE & WHITE GREEK PATTERN
PEARLWARE PLATE C.1805-25
beautiful blue and white Staffordshire pearlware display plate for the
dresser or wall. A fine example of Spode's Greek or Etruscan
pattern. The quality, definition and detail of the Spode factory
transfer printing is a particular feature and as good as any you will
see. It looks wonderful on display with other fine antiques and will
enhance any best
collection of fine English pottery." Antiques Expert
For an identical example see Blue and White Transfer Ware
1780-1840 A.W. Coysh plate 115 page 83. This pattern probably
corresponds to the "Etruscan" pattern referred to by Jewitt
contemporary account of Staffordshire ceramics. The designs are based
published engravings by Thomas Kirk (1805) of the collection of Greek
Roman and Etruscan vases owned by Sir William Hamilton.
Impressed number 2 to back. No other marks which is not unusual for
examples of this pattern.
width 250 mm max.
In brilliant condition. No significant damage or chips or
restoration. Typical minor scratching/knife wear to glaze.
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