A rare commemorative creamware plate, circa 1780
Lot 201
A rare commemorative creamware plate, circa 1780
Sold for £812 (US$ 1,316) inc. premium

Lot Details
A rare commemorative creamware plate, circa 1780
The rim moulded with eighteen lobes, the border moulded in relief three times with the slogan 'ADMIRAL KEPPEL FOR EVER', alternating with a three-masted ship, the cavetto left without decoration, 23.8cm diam (small rim chips)

Footnotes

  • Naval hero Admiral Augustus Keppel was court-martialed in February 1779 for his failure to win a victory at Ushant. His acquittal resulted in his further notoriety.
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