Sets of Plates & Dinnerware

Hosting an event? Set your table with antique porcelain and pottery. Bardith has rare complete sets of antique dishes and full services dating as early as the 18th century.

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  • 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
    Condition: Excellent

  • 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

    Condition: Excellent

  • Six Blue and White Chinese Porcelain Dishes Kangxi Era Made c-1700

    $5,800.00

    These six beautiful Chinese blue and white porcelain dishes were painted in the Kangxi era circa 1700. Hand-painted using both soft and dark cobalt blue, each dish is very slightly different from the others in the set. The decoration is exquisite. At the center of each dish, there are two flowering peonies emanating from rockwork. On the border surrounding the peonies are other flowers including chrysanthemums, and plum blossoms. These dishes have meaning in Chinese tradition. Peonies are much loved for their bold size and colors. They are known as the flower of “riches and honor.”* Chrysanthemums symbolize abundance, while plum blossoms symbolize endurance and hope*. The dishes are molded, and the border of each plate is fluted in a pattern similar to the petals on a flower. The total effect is delightful.

    Dimensions: 8″ in diameter x 1” in height

    Condition: Excellent with minor frits on the foot of each dish

    *See “Chinese Art A Guide to Motifs and Visual Imagery” by P B Welch.

  • Set Ten Neoclassical Plates w/ Acanthus Leaf Decoration Copeland Spode England

    $1,520.00

    This set of ten neoclassical plates was made for dessert or salad. They measure 8.5″ in diameter. The plates are decorated with a simple, elegant acanthus leaf design painted in burnt orange, light orange, and gold. Acanthus leaves form the medallion at the center and a wreath along the border of each plate. The plates were made in England in the mid-20th century circa 1960 and retailed by the premiere 20th century London porcelain shop, T Goode & Co. Ltd. The Copeland Spode stamp on the back of each plate shows that the plates were made between 1960-1963.

  • 18th Century Italian Doccia Porcelain Dinner Service

    $4,000.00

    A dinner service comprising six dinner dishes and six soup dishes made by the Doccia Porcelain Manufactory, circa 1750.

    Italy was the site of Europe’s first porcelain production: in Florence between 1575 and 1587 under the patronage of Francesco I de’ Medici. The Doccia Porcelain Manufactory, founded nearly 200 years later, continued the tradition of Italian porcelain with a hard-paste body that was later glazed with a tin glaze. This dinner set is decorated with the al tulipano motif, a design that is one of the most prevalent in Doccia wares. The central flower is not a tulip but an interpretation of the peonies used in the Chinese Famille Rose porcelain.

    Dimensions:
    – Soup dishes: 9 1/4 in. diameter x 1 1/2 in. height (23.1 cm diameter x 3.8 cm height)
    – Dinner dishes: 9 1/4 in. diameter x 1 in. height (23.1 cm diameter x 2.4 cm height)

    Condition: Excellent. Light wear to enamels throughout commensurate with age and use. Faint use marks visible on some dishes. One dinner plate with chip to underside of rim measuring 1 cm.

    Note: 1 dinner dish and 2 soup dishes are not transparent, a characteristic of porcelain. These 3 dishes are porcelain with a tin glaze which makes them opaque and dates them to 1790-1800.

  • 19th Century Minton Ornithological Porcelain Dessert Service

    $2,900.00

    A partial dessert service by Minton, hand-painted with ornithological scenes after designs by Joseph Smith. The service comprises two small compotes and four dessert dishes.

    This Minton dessert service is a stunning example of English porcelain craftsmanship. Intricate apple-green lattice designs are enhanced with gilding. The compotes’ feet and dishes’ rims are reticulated, further contributing to the set’s delicacy. The reticulated shape is known as the “Devon” shape. The most special feature of this service, however, are the meticulously rendered (and labeled) ornithological scenes, which point to a 19th-century spirit of scientific classification. One dish features the impressed wheel date mark for 1872.

    Dimensions:
    Compotes – 6 1/2 in. Dm x 4 1/2 in. H (11.8 cm H x 16 cm D)
    Dishes – 9 1/4 in. Dm x 3/4 in. H (2 cm H x 23 cm D)

    Condition: Excellent. Some light staining to the body of one plate.

  • Set of 11 Early Spode Ironstone Imari Dessert Dishes Made circa 1815

    $1,650.00

    A set of 11 Imari style ironstone dessert dishes, made by Spode circa 1815.

    Josiah Spode II began producing stone china in 1813 as an alternative to porcelain. Stone china, also known as ironstone due to its hard and durable fabric, became famous for its porcelain-like greyish blue glaze and glassy surface. So popular was this new medium that Queen Charlotte purchased her own stone china service from Spode’s Portugal Street showroom. These dessert dishes are early examples of Spode Stone China; in 1822 the company introduced an improved body marketed as “New Stone,” and thereafter items were branded as such.

    Dishes are marked with pattern number 2283 in iron red and feature the printed Spode Stone China mark in underglaze blue.

    Dimensions: 8 in. Dm x 1/2 in. H (20.3 cm Dm x 1.4 cm H)

    Condition: Excellent overall. Light wear to some enamels and gilding on dishes commensurate with age and use. The plates with the least and most amounts of wear are pictured.

  • Set of Six Large Blue and White Delft Chargers Hand-Painted 18th-Century

    $8,400.00

    This group makes a true blue statement. The deep cobalt blue is fabulous!  This set of six Dutch Delft chargers are hand-painted in the “Theeboom” pattern showing a tea plant with a fan-shaped bouquet of leaves and flowers. This is one of the most exquisite hand-painted designs made on Delft chargers in the 18th century, which explains why it was so popular. The pattern is lush and full of color. The deep blue decoration fills the charger. On the border are floral decorations and scroll designs. The white edges are delicately scalloped, adding another beautiful dimension to each charger. The chargers have the mark of De Klaauw “The Claw” for Delft made in the last quarter of the 18th century, or for LPK for De Porceleyne Lampetkan 1778-1811.     For an image and discussion of a group of Delft chargers with this pattern, see E B Schapp, Delft Ceramics at the Philadelphia Museum of Art pages 74 and 75.

    Dimensions: 13.5″-14.25″ in diameter        Condition: Excellent with very small edge frits invisibly restored            Price: $8,400 for the group

  • Set 11 Large Masons Ironstone Dinner Plates Circa 1915

    $4,300.00

    The color is fabulous.

    This excellent set of eleven Mason’s Ironstone plates is decorated in rich rust color with overall black detailing resembling sharkskin. This attractive set dates to circa 1915.  On the reverse is a transfer printed crown and banner in black with the pattern number ‘C.1753’ in iron-red, and the impressed “2XG” and “ENGLAND,” which Masons began to stamp after 1891. The marks indicate Masons made the set circa 1915.

    Dimensions: 10.5″ diameter.                      Price: $4,300

    Condition: Good with crazing to the reverse of the dishes (see images #10 and #11). Crazing results from the initial firing process in 1915 when the glaze and the earthenware body under it expanded and contracted at different rates during the heating and cooling process.

  • Set of Five Antique Porcelain Dishes Hand-Painted, England, Circa 1830

    $1,200.00

    This set of five Coalport Porcelain dinner dishes was made in England circa 1830. In the center of each one is a bouquet of exquisite hand-painted flowers. The close-up images show the exceptional flower painting. A wide green and white dotted border encircles the center. It has three glided panels, each with a single hand-painted flower.

    Dimensions: 10″ diameter

    Condition: One plate with fine knife marks to the enamels (see image #8) Price: $1200 for the set of five.

  • Antique Delft Dishes a Set of Five 18th Century with Purple/Manganese Coloring

    $2,300.00

    A set of five antique Dutch Delft dishes beautifully painted with manganese-based purple. The dishes show a peony plant in full bloom. The maker was Hugo Brouwer. Brouwer created the design, and each dish would have been hand-painted in his factory, The Dreye Porceleyne Flesschen, using a stencil of his design. Each dish is signed with Brouwer’s H-B mark.

    Dimensions: diameter 9″

    Condition: Excellent

  • Set of Five Derby Dishes Hand-Painted in England circa 1810

    $1,150.00

    A set of five Derby dishes made in England circa 1810. The brilliant colors of the border: red, orange, and blue combine in an exquisite vine-like pattern. The green flowers, gilded leaves, and small purple buds add to the colorful design. At the beginning of the 19th century, the Derby factory made some of the finest English porcelain. The bright white Derby porcelain makes the bold colors stand out.

    Dimensions: 8.75″ diameter

    Condition: Excellent

  • Set of Six Antique English Porcelain Dishes Hand Painted by Derby, circa 1810

    $2,100.00

    A set of six English hand-painted Derby porcelain dishes made in the early 19th century, circa 1810. The dishes have a dramatic combination of floral and geometric design featuring lavish gilding and alternating panels of red-berried hops and blue cornflower with green leaves. On the reverse of each dish is the Derby crown mark in iron-red used in the factory from 1800-1825.

    Dimensions: 8″ diameter
    Condition: Excellent.      Price: $2,100

  • 5 Porcelain Saucers with Cobalt Blue Borders Made England 19th & 20th Centuries

    $380.00

    5 English porcelain saucers with cobalt blue gilded borders made England 19th and 20th centuries. The gilded decoration is simple and elegant in the Regency style. The two 20th century dishes were made by Copeland Spode, The three 19th century with an impressed crown and indistinct marks indicating royal patronage.

    Dimensions: 5.25″-5.5″ diameter

    Condition: Excellent

  • Set of Six Blue and White Dutch Delft Dishes Made by “The Axe”, circa 1800

    $2,200.00

    We are pleased to offer this lovely set of six blue and white Delft dishes made in The Netherlands, circa 1800. The dishes are decorated in several shades of cobalt blue. The center of each dish shows a garden scene. We see an oversized peony, a taihu (pierced limestone) rock and behind it all a fence defining the edge of the garden. The borders of the dishes have a traditional cross-hatch design.      Dimensions: 8.85″ diameter.      Condition: Excellent.      Price: $2,200

  • Three Worcester Dejeuney Pattern Dishes

    $1,400.00

    From the Collection of Mario Buatta
    Mario loved beautiful color combinations on porcelains.
    Made by Chamberlains Worcester circa 1810 these three Dejeuney pattern dishes have borders painted with a deep cobalt blue ground which is decorated with amazingly lavish gilding in foliate designs. Within the border are oval cartouches painted in the ”Rich Kakiemon” style with a pattern of trellised flowers painted in bold red, green, gold and royal blue.

    The pair of dishes measure 8.5″ diameter. Both are marked Chamberlains Worcester on the reverse.

    The armorial saucer dish measures 7.75″ diameter x 1.75″ deep It has the Chamberlains Worcester pattern number 298 in purple written on the reverse.

    Condition: Excellent with one dish having fine, thin, half inch open flat line on the bottom which does not go through. See the last image.

  • 12 Antique Worcester Porcelain Dessert Dishes Decorated Strawberries circa 1820

    $3,800.00
  • Set Four Antique English Dishes Made By Coalport Hand-Painted Circa 1810

    $1,600.00
  • Twelve Creamware Dinner Dishes Yellow Borders Made circa 1800

    $2,700.00
  • Three Blue and White Delft Dishes with Yellow Slip Decorated Edge

    $1,400.00
  • Set of 14 Antique French Porcelain Dishes

    $2,300.00
  • Antique Blue and White Delft Dishes a Set of Eight

    $5,100.00
  • Large Set of Wedgwood Creamware Dinner Plates with Thistle Design

    $3,300.00

    We are pleased to offer this set of 30 Wedgwood creamware dinner plates with a thistle design. These English creamware dinner plates date to the late 19th century. They have a lovely, simple design decorated with flowering thistle boughs done in the japonisme style. Japonisme involved Western arts with a Japanese aesthetic focused on asymmetrical compositions, and elements of color and line.
    Made circa 1880, the back of each dish is stamped “Wedgwood.”

    Dimensions: The plates measure a generous 9.85 inches in diameter.

    Condition: Excellent

    Price: $1,800 per dozen – These dishes can be purchased as a group or by the dozen. Please contact us for more information.

  • Antique English Porcelain Dishes with Wide Orange Borders

    $4,800.00
  • Antique Set of Honore French Porcelain Plates

    $3,800.00
  • English Derby Porcelain Dessert Dishes (13 pieces)

    $1,050.00

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