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Set of Six Admiral Nelson Pattern Plates English Imari by Coalport Circa 1815$2,800.00
Why we love it: The intensity of the Imari colors and the fabulous pink spotted lion. This set of Coalport Admiral Nelson dishes was hand-painted in England during the Regency period circa 1815. To see the wonderful hand-painting, look, for example, at the difference between the lions in images #5 and #6. The plates are decorated in a traditional, vibrant Imari palette: richly gilded and painted in cobalt blue and iron red. The central scene shows a classic Imari image of a vase on a garden terrace. But, the decoration also offers us a whimsical pink lion and turquoise waterbirds. These were never seen in Japanese Imari (the pink lion is on the right side of each dish, and the green waterbirds are on the left side). The lion and the waterbirds are the distinguishing characteristics of the Coalport Admiral Nelson pattern.
Dimensions: 8.5″ in diameter x 1″ height
Set Dozen Wedgwood Creamware Dinner Dishes Made England 1904$1,620.00
Made in 1904, the border design on this set of Wedgwood dinner dishes was inspired by designs in Josiah Wedgwood’s mid-18th century First Pattern Book. The red berries and beige leaves on the vine combine perfectly with the creamy color of the creamware plate. The result is a subtle beauty. The underside of the dishes has an impressed mark for Wedgwood and “W G” for August 1904.
Dimensions: diameter 9.25″ x .75″ height
Set Fourteen Coalport Money Tree Porcelain Dishes Hand-Painted England C-1820$5,600.00
We are proud to offer this set of fourteen Coalport Money Tree pattern plates. This fabulous Coalport pattern is also known as the Rock and Tree pattern. It is one of the very best of the Regency period porcelain patterns. The color combinations are magnificent. Cobalt blue, iron red, and gold are the main colors. Green and orange highlights bring the deep reds and blues to life. The dishes were hand-painted in England, circa 1820. The pattern shows a fenced garden, peonies, and a willow tree with golden branches. English patterns like this were inspired by Japanese Imari designs, which were very popular in Europe during the Regency Period. However, English porcelain is whiter than Japanese porcelain. The result is that the colors seem brighter and livelier when contrasted with the white ground.
Dimensions: 8″ in diameter
Set Hicks and Meigh Ironstone Dinner and Soup Dishes Made England circa 1820$720.00
Made by Hicks and Meigh, this set has six dinner dishes and five matching soup dishes. The decoration is lovely: a butterfly hovers above a flower-filled garden. We see purple peonies and pink fruit tree blossoms emanating from cobalt blue rockwork.
Dimensions: Both the soups and the dinner dishes measure 10.25″ in diameter
Condition: Good with some knife marks and rubbing to the glaze
Dozen Ashworth Dinner Plates Makers of Mason’s Ironstone England Circa 1880$5,200.00
In 1861 Mason’s Ironstone was bought by Ashworth Brothers Ltd., who continued to produce “Mason’s Ironstone.”
This set of stunning dinner plates (10.25″ in diameter) has borders decorated with exquisite white lilies on clean black ground.
Painted in enamels, the white flowers jump off the black ground.
The details of the decoration, the red lines on the flowers, the green and yellow leaves, and the gilding all add to the beauty of each dish.
Dimensions:10.25″ in diameter
Set of Ten Baby Blue Plates Made by Ridgway in England Circa 1830$1,100.00
Ridgway made this set of ten lovely baby blue dessert plates in England circa 1830.
The plates are impeccably styled: the baby blue is paired with crisp white porcelain and golden trim.
The cool color palette of baby blue stands out on this elegant pattern.
The bone china porcelain is of fine quality.
The marks on the underside of the dishes show the distinctive Ridgway pattern number system using fractions painted in iron red.
Dimensions: 8″ in diameter x .75″ height
Condition: Each plate in the set is in excellent condition. Two plates have very slight rubbing to the gilded outer edge (see images).
Five Antique Chinese Porcelain Saucers Made Circa 1770$1,220.00
This set of antique Chinese porcelain saucers features beautiful peonies hand-painted in monochrome purple.
Peonies symbolize prosperity, good luck, love, and honor in Chinese tradition. The color purple symbolizes love and spiritual awareness.
The saucers were made circa 1770, during the reign of the Qianlong Emperor.
Dimensions: 4.3″ in diameter x 1″ deep
Set of Four Wedgwood Dessert Dishes Showing a Pair of Ducks Made England c-1820$480.00
We are pleased to offer this set of four Wedgwood dessert dishes showing a simply beautiful scene with a pair of ducks by the water’s edge. Nearby are a flowering fruit tree and rockwork painted in Imari colors of iron red, cobalt blue, and glistening gold. The artist has left much of the surface unpainted, allowing the crisp, clean white of the pottery to show.
The dishes were made by Wedgwood in England, circa 1820.
Dimensions: diameter 8″ Condition: Excellent Price: $480 for the four dishes
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