Mid-19th C. English Porcelain Pierced Edge Dishes, Elaborate Pierced Handle
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Mid-19th C. English Porcelain Pierced Edge Dishes, Elaborate Pierced Handle:
Welcome to Antiques & Moore!This listing is for a stunning early-mid 19th Century English Botanical hard paste porcelain pierced edge dish with elaborate pierced handle and gilt embellishment.The dish features a hand painted bouquet in the center with a upward curved outer border with oval cut-outs in an alternating design with more hand painted flowers. There is a narrow aqua/turquoise band above and below the cut out border. There is a wide self-handle with cut-out design and gilt embellishment throughout. Porcelain is unmarked although it is evident that this dish was made by one of the finest porcelain manufacturers such as Minton, Spode or Coalport during the early to mid-1800's. We have left the price tag on the bottom where the original price at the time the plate was purchased by the previous owner was $525.00. Although this listing is for one dish only, we actually have four of these gorgeous dishes should you wish to display them together.
Measures 1 1/2" high, 8 3/8" in diameter and 9 1/2" wide (at handle). Weighs 1 pound.
This lovely porcelain dish is in excellent Estate condition with no noted flaws. There are no scratches to the center design and only faint wear to the gilded edge from normal handling. Should you wish to purchase more than one please note that on two there are some tiny no-harm production issues and faint wear to the gilded edges of each. There are several tiny/faint specks in the glaze on one, a pin-prick in the glaze of another with both issue having occurred during production. These minor issues don't affect the beauty of any of these dishes when on display but are mentioned for accuracy.We at Antiques & Moore have been in the Antiques business for over 30 years and try to describe our items as accurately as possible. Although all sales are considered final, if there is an error in our description or a problem with our item, we will issue a full refund of the purchase price if contacted within 3 days after receipt of the item, however, please note that we cannot refund shipping charges. We are happy to answer any questions and always appreciate your business!