London, South Kensington
21 October 1999
An English pottery nursery plate
printed in black with a quarter-length portrait of George IV, the border moulded with animals and stylised flowers, within a black rim, circa 1830 (minor scratches) -- 12cm. diam; a plate printed in blue with a quarter-length portrait of Victoria below a crown, inscribed VICTORIA REGINA, Crowned 28th of June 1838. Born 24th May 1819. Proclaimed 20th June 1837., within a border moulded with flowers, circa 1838 (minor surface wear) -- 11cm. diam.; and two pottery hexagonal plates, one printed with a quarter-length portrait of Victoria, the other with quarter-length portraits of Victoria and Albert, circa 1840 (minor damages, staining and crazing) -- 15cm. and 13cm. diam.
See colour plate 4 and back cover illustration (4)
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Please note that the main item in this lot depicts William IV not George IV as described.
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