London, South Kensington
27 June 2002
An English ironstone blue and white shaped oval meat dish
Circa 1825, printed mark, impressed numeral
Printed with the 'Indian Vase' pattern of birds among branches and flowers issuing from a vase, before a river landscape, within a border of flowers
21¼in. (54cm.) wide
and another meat dish with moulded well, probably Thomas Shirley & Co., Clyde Pottery, printed with the 'Continental Cathedral' pattern, named for James Carmical (sic.) (chip to one foot, some glaze scratching) (2)
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Cf. A.W. Coysh and R.K. Henrywood, The Dictionary of Blue and White Printed Pottery 1780-1880 (Vol. II, 1989), p. 111 for the first pattern.
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