Large Blue and White Neoclassical Platter Made by Heculaneum in England, c-1810


WHY WE LOVE IT: The bold blue and white neoclassical design.
An early 19th century blue and white platter decorated in the neoclassical “Greek Pattern” made by Herculaneum in England, circa 1810. The platter shows white figures on a cobalt blue ground. The center is decorated with flying horses drawing chariots and characters in classical dress. The border is decorated with a row of acanthus leaves and two rows of variations on the Greek Key design.

Dimensions: 21″ wide x 16.5″ deep x 1.5″ height

Condition: Excellent

In stock

Background of the Herculaneum Factory

The Herculaneum Pottery was started in Liverpool, England, in 1793. The factory made creamware and pearl-glazed creamware pottery as well as bone china porcelain.

The National Museums Liverpool has an excellent collection of Herculaneum ceramics.


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