As that vale in whose bosom the bright waters meet;

Oh! The last rays of feeling and life must depart

Ere the bloom of that valley shall fade from my heart."

The lyrics are printed on a scroll to the left of the cartouche. 

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" /> Printed British Pottery & Porcelain | Plate

Shape Type: Dinner & Dessert Wares

Pattern Type: Landscapes and Waterscapes

Featured Series Type: The World - Wallis Gimson

Date: c. 1884-1890


  • Diameter: 9.63 in (24.4602 cm)

Maker: Wallis Gimson & Co.

Maker's Mark:

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This octagonal earthenware plate is printed in dark brown and further enhanced by underglaze painting in shades of fuchsia or red, golden yellow, green and blue. The border design features a double row of geometric designs along the rim with gilt trim and, in the center, wildflowers, blooming orchids and a butterfly surrounding two cartouches; one that depicts The Temple Bar and the second...