Chelsea Grape pattern was made before 1840. A small bunch of grapes in a raised design, colored with purple, blue or copper luster, is on the border of the white plate. Most of the pieces are unmarked. The pattern is sometimes called Aynsley or Grandmother.
Pountney & Allies, Bristol Pottery, Temple Backs, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, circa 1816-1835. Used several impressed, printed or painted marks during this period, one of which was an impressed "P".
Wonderful pair of luncheon plates measuring 8 1/4" across. Decorated around the paneled edge with alternating raised grape designs in copper lustre. No cracks, chips or repairs; light overall crazing; one plate has a no harm flake of the base inside rim.
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