A pair of rare Nantgarw topographical plates, circa 1818-20
Lot 226
A pair of rare Nantgarw topographical plates, circa 1818-20
Sold for £2,500 (US$ 4,202) inc. premium
Lot Details
A pair of rare Nantgarw topographical plates, circa 1818-20
Of small size, the borders moulded with C scrolls picked out in gold, one painted with a river meandering towards a distant mountain range, a castle in the middle distance, the other with a castle perched upon a rocky outcrop, 21.5cm diam, impressed NANT-GARW CW (some wear) (2)

Footnotes

  • A similar plate was sold in these rooms on 2 November 2011, lot 255 and one with related decoration on 8 April 2009, lot 310. Topographical decoration is relatively rare on Nantgarw porcelain. Sadly, the London workshop responsible for this high quality work is not known.
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