Antique John Rogers Blue & White Plate, "Camel", Georgian c. 1820Antique John Rogers Blue & White Plate, "Camel", Georgian c. 1820Antique John Rogers Blue & White Plate, "Camel", Georgian c. 1820Antique John Rogers Blue & White Plate, "Camel", Georgian c. 1820Antique John Rogers Blue & White Plate, "Camel", Georgian c. 1820Antique John Rogers Blue & White Plate, "Camel", Georgian c. 1820Antique John Rogers Blue & White Plate, "Camel", Georgian c. 1820

This pretty plate with its exotic scene was made by John Rogers & Son, Longport, Staffordshire, about 1820. The pottery was in business 1815-42.

The scene depicts the Gate leading to a Musjed at Chunar Ghur and is based on an engraving in Oriental Scenery by Thomas Daniell published in 1797. Chunar or Chunarghur is a town and ancient fortress in the district of Mirzapur in the United Provinces of India, situated on the south bank of the River Ganges.

The large 9.75" plate is in excellent condition, save one small shallow chip on the front at about 4:00. That could be easily camouflaged. There are no other chips, cracks, crazing or repairs. There are (amazingly) no utensil marks. It rings when tapped. It is impressed ROGERS on the back.

The plate is Illustrated in "Blue and White Transfer Ware 1780-1840" by A.W. Coysh, page 64, #84
John Rogers & Son, 1815–1842, Longport, Staffordshire


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ITEM ID
21505
COLOR
Blue, White
ITEM TYPE
Antique
PURPOSE
Plates
TYPE
Pottery, Transferware
ORIGIN
England • English

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Antique John Rogers Blue & White Plate, "Camel", Georgian c. 1820

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