Shape Type: Dinner & Dessert Wares

Pattern Type: Landscapes and Waterscapes

Date: 1884-1890

Dimensions:

  • Diameter: 9.63 in (24.4602 cm)

Maker: Wallis Gimson & Co.

Maker's Mark:

Printed

Description:

An octagonal aesthetic movement earthenware plate printed in dark brown.  The plate is further enhanced by underglaze painting in shades of fuchsia or red, golden yellow, green and blue. The border features a double row of geometric shapes along the rim and the central pattern consists of  wildflowers and blooming orchids surrounding two cartouches; one of The Rialto Bridge in Venice  and another of The Bridge of Sighs Venice.

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