collection of Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent

Additional Image:

Shown here is a closeup of the center pattern.  Look closely and you will see areas in which the color registration is not exact.  For this multi-plate, multicolor printing technique, registration marks were developed over time to improve the registration of the distinct colors.  For a discussion of this printing technique click here.


Shape Type: Dinner & Dessert Wares

Pattern Type: Landscapes and Waterscapes

Series Type: Festoon Border Series

Date: c. 1835-1840


  • Diameter: 9.25 in (23.495 cm)

Maker: Enoch Wood & Sons

Worker's Mark:

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An earthenware soup plate multicolor printed with a landscape scene in the center and a pink printed border pattern with the Festoon Border Series design.   This is one of two known soup plates with the pink Festoon Border  that is multi-plate, multicolor printed using four separate engraved plates for the center pattern; one for each color; green, yellow, blue, and black.  Most of the versions...