A very rare Nantgarw plate circa 1818-20
Lot 278
A very rare Nantgarw plate circa 1818-20
Sold for £2,280 (US$ 3,679) inc. premium

Lot Details
A very rare Nantgarw plate
circa 1818-20
with a gently shaped rim, painted in London, probably by the Simms workshop for Mortlocks of Oxford Street, with a central flower sprig surrounded by a garland of delicately painted vetch, within a gilded neoclassical border, 24cm diam, impressed Nant-Garw C W

Footnotes

  • Floral painting in similar style is seen on an interesting coffee cup illustrated by David Phillips, Swansea Nantgarw Review No 1. The cup is gilded with the name 'Jane', flanked by sprays of vetch. The gilding pattern below the interior of the rim is similar to that found on porcelains decorated at the Simms workshop
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