A Samuel Alcock porcelain (bone china) dessert dish beautifully and very skilfully hand painted and gilded in a late Georgian or early Victorian pattern with a central rural or pastoral landscape in poly-chrome enamels. 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. The cavetto has been painted in a green ground colour. This lovely quality and highly collectable dessert dish is unmarked, other than the feint fractional pattern number 2 over 775 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 230 mm wide, It weigh 547 grammes unpacked.
Item condition: Fair antique condition. The base has been cracked around the foot rim, the crack has been stabilised with glue, a couple on tiny chips to the rim, some bone china staining the the back, the gilding is worn. 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.
Free UK postage with this item, international postage at cost.