William Moorcroft 'Pomegranate' a rare Exhibition Display Plaque, circa 1913
Lot 657
William Moorcroft 'Pomegranate' a rare Exhibition Display Plaque, circa 1913
Sold for £19,200 (US$ 32,271) inc. premium
Lot Details
William Moorcroft
'Pomegranate' a rare Exhibition Display Plaque, circa 1913
of circular form, with "Moorcroft Wares" painted across the centre of the plaque, with bands of pomegranates above and below, against an ochre ground
26.5cm diam, no marks

Footnotes

  • A similar Exhibition Plaque, only in the 'Pansy' design on white ground, was offered on 28th March 2006, by Waddington's, Canada, and realised $21,000. The 'Pansy' plaque and this 'Pomegranate' plaque are the only two known to have come to auction to date.

    The 'Pansy' design plaque can be seen in Paul Atterbury's 'Moorcroft 1897-1993; New Edition', Dennis and Edwards, 2008, pg 143, along with a stylised chevron Exhibition plaque.
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