Royal Worcester Blush Ivory Pedestal Cake Plate 1889 Floral Gold withOutlining
Royal Worcester Blush Ivory Pedestal Cake Plate 1889 Floral Gold w/Outlining. Exquisite Decorative ANTIQUE Blush Ivory PEDESTAL CAKE PLATE or SERVING TRAY from ROYAL WORCESTER. Hand Painted, Flowers w/GOLD Outlining & Gold Trim, from Worcester, Worcestershire, England, circa 1889. DESCRIPTION: This superb quality china has colors that are bright and vivid. This is hand painted on ivory blush with a gold trim on the rim and extensive gold highlighting and outlining on the painting. The colors used are: rust, orange, blue, yellow, purple & green w/gold on blush ivory. This is a sturdy tray with a wide pedestal such that it does not tip. The pedestal is decorated with 3 floral sprays as is the top of the tray. The scalloped edge is boldly trimmed in gold as is the smooth rim of the pedestal. The most striking thing about this set is the extensive use of gold outlining and highlighting, especially on the flowers. CONDITION: While this serving piece is classified as used, the condition is superb. There are no chips, nicks, cracks, rubbings, scratches or hairlines. There are no utensil marks or wear to the gold. DIMENSIONS: The pedestal has a bottom diameter of 6" and the top of the tray has a diameter of 10 5/8" with a height of 2 1/2 to the top. HISTORY/MARKS: Back in 1751, Dr. John Wall, a surgeon, William Davis, an apothecary, and a group of 13 local businessmen established a porcelain factory.
In Worcester in 1756 Robert Hancock was the first man to apply transferring of prints onto porcelain. By 1789 the quality of Worcester Porcelain earned the company the prestigious Royal Warrant as Manufacturers to their Majesties after a visit from George III; thus the word Royal was added to the name.
After centuries in the porcelain business, surviving wars and depressions, Royal Worcester experienced a number of ownership changes after the 1980s. The final result being the cessation of business and the sale of the trade names and intellectual property in 2009 to Portmeirion Potteries plc. The letter "o" under the mark. Identifies the year cypher as 1889.
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The item "Royal Worcester Blush Ivory Pedestal Cake Plate 1889 Floral Gold withOutlining" is in sale since Wednesday, April 25, 2018. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Royal Worcester". The seller is "semloh" and is located in Cornelius, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Brand: Royal Worcester
- Model: Hand Painted Cake Plate Serving Tray
- MPN: Does not apply
- Color: Multi-Colored on Blush Ivory w/Gold
- Pattern: W2010 Floral Sprays w/Gold Outlining
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Main Color: Rust
- Circa: 1889
- Origin: Worcester, Worcestershire, England
- Decorating Technique: Hand Painted w/Gold Outlining
- PN: PN_1894