Samuel Alcock Porcelain Painted Leaf Handled Dessert Dish 2 760 pattern c 1840
A Samuel Alcock very white porcelain (bone china) dessert dish beautifully and very skilfully hand painted and gilded in a late Georgian or early Victorian pattern with a central bouquet of poly-chrome enamel flowers. The dish is of a scalloped oval shape with distinctive leaf shaped handles at either end and further leaf shaped moulding and piercings to the body around the rim. This lovely quality and highly collectable dessert dish is unmarked, other than the feint fractional pattern number 2 over 760 on the quatrefoil shaped base.
This item was made by Samuel Alcock of Hill Pottery, Westport Road, Burslem, Staffordshire, England they operated from 1828 to 1859.
See Godden's New Guide to English Porcelain page 51 plate 52 for an identically shaped dish..
This dish is approximately 45 mm high, 323 mm long and is 1230 mm wide, It weigh 650 grammes unpacked.
Item condition: Good antique condition. The handle to one end has been broken and has some old restoration, a couple on small chips to the underside of the other handle, no other chips cracks nor restoration. Please see the images.
This is a great item to add to any collection of cabinet plates, dessert dishes, antique English 19th century, late Georgian early Victorian or Samuel Alcock porcelain.
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