Presented for sale is an outstanding early 19th century 7-piece English dessert set made by Ridgway. Each piece is exquisitely hand painted with a different flower showcased in the center surrounded by a pierced apple green border highlighted in gilt. Each back is titled with the type of flower presented.
Each plate is a work of art, worthy of cabinet display. Some of the earlier Ridgway formal pieces were of extraordinary beauty. This set consists of 6 plates and 1 compote.
It is in excellent condition with minor to little wear, as beautiful today as it was 200 years ago.
Size of Compote: 8 ½” Diameter by 3” Height
Size of Dessert Plates: 8 7/8” Diameter.
Ridgway Botanical Dessert Set, 19th C., 7 Pieces