This heavy cake plate has a transferware ivy design around the edge. The browns and greens are highlighted with gilding. There are also gilded rings around the edges and base. In the center is a monogram TMW. This leaves me to think the plate was made for an important family, probably as part of a set of dinnerware. The plate measures 12" in diameter and stands 3" tall. The bottom is marked with a maker's mark which I have yet to identify. It has a Staffordshire Belt with the pattern name, IVY BORDER and another monogram with an "S" being the prime letter. In addition it is marked John S. Bradford Dundee. I would think this is the retailer. It has 1857 which could be a lot number, pattern number, or a date. The cake plate is heavily crazed and lightly stained. There is a minor flake on the edge. No other chips or cracks. A really nice antique to display or to use.
Large INVENTORY, Prints, Paintings, Flow Blue China, Staffordshire, Transferware, Majolica, Tins
Enjoying Spring with all the flowers blooming and birds singing. Listing several wonderful purchases recently acquired.
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