Antique William Ridgway Ironstone Blue and White Print Plate Willow Patt c 1840s
A decorative and collectable c 1840 ironstone plate with transfer printed willow pattern decoration. The plate has an impressed mark on the back, Opaque Granite China which is the mark used by William Ridgway of Church Works, Hanley. There is also a printed mark, Iron Stone China.
The plate is 9 1/4 inches in diameter and quite light in weight at 332g. It is a good quality piece as you would expect from this renowned factory. It is in very good condition and perfect to add to any collection of Ridgway or blue and white transfer ware of the first part of the 19th Century. Please see my other antique blue and white ceramics also listed for sale this week.