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 1980's. 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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This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Decorative Cookware, Dinnerware & Serveware\Cake Stands". The seller is "semloh" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.