This remarkable large Chamberlains Worcester Porcelain dessert dish has pierced handles and a molded design. It is decorated with hand painted roses and trimmed with blue and gold.
It measures about 12-3/4" (32.5 cm) from handle to handle. Antique, early 19th C, 1816-36.
The dish is in excellent condition, with only slight wear to some of the decoration. No cracks, no crazing, no repairs. It rings when tapped. There are two tiny shallow chips to the backs of two of the extruding tips which decorate the edge of the dish.
It is marked with the rare British Royal Arms Mark, which dates it c.1816-36. The mark is printed in red. It shows the pre-1837 Royal Arms, Chamberlains Worcester N 155 New Bond Street London" and "Royal Porcelain Manufacturers" (in script). The lower 3/4 of the mark is surrounded by a wreath. This mark is shown as #48A in the "Dictionary of Worcester Porcelain" by John Sandon.
Specialist in Early 19th Century English Porcelain Tea Wares
Specializing in Georgian Period Tablewares: Spode, Wedgwood, Coalport, Mason's, Worcester, Derby, Minton, Davenport, etc.