A Nantgarw Plate, circa 1818-20
Lot 147
A Nantgarw Plate, circa 1818-20
Sold for £1,875 (US$ 3,151) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Nantgarw Plate, circa 1818-20
Of Duke of Newcastle service type, painted in London in the workshops of Robins and Randall and in the style of Moses Webster with a full floral spray and three sprigs within the cavetto, the C scroll moulded border with further sprigs, gilt line rim, 25.2cm diam, impressed NANT-GARW CW


  • A plate painted in similar style is illustrated by W D John, Nantgarw Porcelain (1948), illustration 26A and was sold in these rooms on 8 April 2009, lot 254. It is stated to be 'from The Duke of Newcastle Collection' and to have been painted by Moses Webster. Webster is recorded by Alfred Wallis and William Bemrose, Pottery and Porcelain of Derbyshire, as stating that 'about the year 1819 he painted quantities of Nantgarw china for Mortlock of Oxford Street who purchased all that Billingsley made at this time in the glazed white state'
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