Turner Dessert Plate, Rare "Elephant" Pattern, Antique, Late 18 C - Early 19 CTurner Dessert Plate, Rare "Elephant" Pattern, Antique, Late 18 C - Early 19 CTurner Dessert Plate, Rare "Elephant" Pattern, Antique, Late 18 C - Early 19 CTurner Dessert Plate, Rare "Elephant" Pattern, Antique, Late 18 C - Early 19 CTurner Dessert Plate, Rare "Elephant" Pattern, Antique, Late 18 C - Early 19 CTurner Dessert Plate, Rare "Elephant" Pattern, Antique, Late 18 C - Early 19 CTurner Dessert Plate, Rare "Elephant" Pattern, Antique, Late 18 C - Early 19 CTurner Dessert Plate, Rare "Elephant" Pattern, Antique, Late 18 C - Early 19 C

This lovely and delicate early plate is and has an arcaded rim and an inner border of molded basket weave. It is line-engraved in a grey blue in the "Elephant" pattern. The 8-1/4" earthenware plate dates c. 1792-1803. It was made by John & William Turner.

John Turner of Lane End, Longton, Staffordshire was one of the earliest potters to make blue & white printed pottery. When he died in 1787 the firm was continued by his two sons, William and John. According to Godden's Marks book, this company was in business from 1762-1806.

There is some slight damage to the edge on the rim (see photo). There are 3 spur marks on the back. There are no large chips or cracks, and no repairs. The finish is nice and glossy with no utensil scratches. The plate is impressed "TURNER" and the numeral "5".

Free Domestic Shipping!

Item ID: 161011


I guarantee the authenticity of all items I sell, and disclose any damage or restoration. Your satisfaction is guaranteed, or your money back! PayPal accepted. Visa/MasterCard/American Express/Discover accepted.

Turner Dessert Plate, Rare "Elephant" Pattern, Antique, Late 18 C - Early 19 C

$285 USD

Add to Cart
Questions about this item?
Email Shop

19 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List


Owen's Antiques


Gay Jungemann
Vashon Island
WA
  

Specialist Dealer in Early 19th Century English Tablewares

Specializing in Georgian Period Tablewares: Spode, Wedgwood, Coalport, Mason's, Worcester, Derby, Minton, Davenport, etc.

Exclusive Ruby Lane Member since 2003

calculating shipping...

More from Owen's Antiques