Presented for sale is a handsome pair of mid to late 19th century Ironstone Imari pattern plates made by G. L. Ashworth & Brothers, Ltd. The plates are decorated in a forest green border with an iron red banner and decorative medallions all stepped up with gilt. The center features a vase filled with florals.
The Ashworth brothers purchased the original Mason Ironstone designs and molds and produced ironstone extensively using the Mason printed marks.
The plates are in excellent condition, the rich enamels make for a superior cabinet showcase plate. There is a minute amount of age related gilt and enamel wear.
Size: 9 ¼" Diameter.
Item ID: PS130151
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