Shape Type: Dinner & Dessert Wares

Pattern Type: Commemorative, Heraldic and Historical Events

Date: 1750-1760

Dimensions:

  • Diameter: 9.13 in (23.1902 cm)

Maker: Unknown

Description:

An indented white salt glazed stoneware plate with a molded dot and diaper order, the center with an  armorial crest and motto Quod Ero Spero printed in red. The translation of this Latin phrase can vary, however one version is I will always hope.  

The plate was probably made in Staffordshire and decorated by specialist printers elsewhere, perhaps in Birmingham or in Battersea, London. 

 

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