Enoch Wood Creamware Plate Basket Weave Pattern Pierced Rim Antique c 1780
An Enoch Wood pottery Georgian period cream-ware plate circa 1785, finely potted and embossed with a crisp basket weave pattern and a pierced, fretted or reticulated rim. It is covered with a greenish coloured lead glaze.
This is a very decorative and collectable piece of antique creamware pottery dating from circa 1780 - in the Georgian period. George III was on the throne at the time.
The plate has the impressed mark W (***) which was used by Enoch Wood (1784 - 1792) of Fountain Place, Burslem, Staffordshire. See Godden's Encyclopedia of British Pottery and Porcelain Marks no 4251 page 685.
The plate has a crisp low relief moulded basket weave design, often seen in cream ware items of the period. It has a pierced or fretted rim and measures approx 9 inches in diameter. The plate is in good order with a little discolouration and some tiny glaze chips to the rim. It weighs 307 g.
This is a superb item of 18th century cream ware to add to any collection.