John Ridgway and Co antique porcelain comport - shaped & pierced in a rococo revival style printed & hand painted in pattern number 5836 circa 1840
A very decorative Ridgway large porcelain (bone china) rococo revival pierced rim comport or dessert dish standing on a heart shaped pierced ornate six point scroll foot. This comport or dessert dish on stand has an understated grey ground border with ornately gilded scrolls, transfer printed and hand coloured floral swags and a central hand painted rose all in a late Georgian or early Victorian "Neo Rococo" manner from circa 1840.
The comport is of a lobed oval shape with two moulded and pierced flower scroll handles each with five equally spaced piercings with the central one being heart shaped. There is an ornate scalloped rim skirt moulding around the base of the bowl and at the top of the stand. This lovely quality and highly collectable dessert dish is unmarked, other than the iron red pattern number 5836 on the base. Some collectors may refer to this style of comport as a footed dessert dish, a cake stand, tazza or a compote,
This item was made by John Ridgway and Co at the Cauldon Place works, Shelton , Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire England. They operated there from 1830 until 1855.
This comport is approximately 8 inches (20 cm) high, 13 inches (34cm) long and 11 3/4 ( 30 cm) wide, It weigh 1710 grammes unpacked.
Item condition: fair antique condition. it has had some damage to each handle which are both repaired, some minor wear to the gilding, marks from use. Please see the images. This item displays well and could still be used if so desired.
This is a great item to add to any collection of comports, dessert dishes, antique English 19th century, early Victorian or Ridgway porcelain.
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