Antique Mason's Ironstone Plate, Early 19th C, Rare 1st Mark & Pattern #1, India GrasshopperAntique Mason's Ironstone Plate, Early 19th C, Rare 1st Mark & Pattern #1, India GrasshopperAntique Mason's Ironstone Plate, Early 19th C, Rare 1st Mark & Pattern #1, India GrasshopperAntique Mason's Ironstone Plate, Early 19th C, Rare 1st Mark & Pattern #1, India GrasshopperAntique Mason's Ironstone Plate, Early 19th C, Rare 1st Mark & Pattern #1, India GrasshopperAntique Mason's Ironstone Plate, Early 19th C, Rare 1st Mark & Pattern #1, India GrasshopperAntique Mason's Ironstone Plate, Early 19th C, Rare 1st Mark & Pattern #1, India Grasshopper

This 9-3/4" Mason's Patent Ironstone Plate is marked on the back: "PATENT; IRONSTONE CHINA WARRANTED" in blue print, and N1 in red script.

According to my research, it is theorized that the name Mason's was removed from this mark, as the pattern was produced c. 1812-13, before the granting of the ironstone patent to Mason's in 1813. This mark is also shown on page 125 of Gaye Blake-Roberts book "Mason's The First Two Hundred Years".

Geoffrey Godden also recognized this as "Mason's pattern number 1". The Transferware Collectors Club database lists the maker of this pattern as Miles Mason. This pattern is also known as "Indian Grasshopper".

The plate is in very good condition. There are no chips, no cracks, and no repairs. It rings nicely when tapped. There is heavy utensil wear which can be seen in glancing light. There is a small spot of a glaze skip which is brown. The plate displays well. It weighs 1 lb., 5 oz.


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.
ITEM ID
17035
ITEM TYPE
Antique
TYPE
Pottery, Ironstone
PURPOSE
Plates

Antique Mason's Ironstone Plate, Early 19th C, Rare 1st Mark & Pattern #1, India Grasshopper

$325

Add to Cart
Make Offer
Email Shop Owner

Another shopper is interested in this item


    Specialist Dealer in Early 19th Century English Tablewares
    Specializing in Georgian Period Tablewares: Spode, Wedgwood, Coalport, Mason's, Worcester, Derby, Minton, Davenport, etc.

    since 2003

    calculating shipping...


    Owen's Antiques


    Gay Jungemann
    Vashon Island , WA Gold Gold Ruby Lane Exclusive since 2003