Shape Type: Dinner & Dessert Wares

Pattern Type: Portraits

Date: 1858


  • Diameter: 8.88 in (22.5552 cm)

Maker: W.T. Copeland

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Worker's Mark:



A circular earthenware advertising plate.  The border is printed with the border used for the Standard Willow pattern. A portrait of Albert Smith is printed underglaze in brown in the center.  Robert Copeland noted that the rare mark printed in brown on the back occurs on a white earthenware plate depicting a portrait of Albert Smith who offered entertainments in The Egyptian Hall, Picadilly, London, from 1852-1858.  Copeland also noted that the mark includes the location of Copeland's showroom and shop at 160 New Bond Street established a decade earlier.