Advertising Plate, London Tavern

Item Number: P4
Shape Type: Plate
Pattern Name: Standard Willow
Date: c. 1800-1815
Dimensions:  Diameter: 10 in
Maker: Unknown
An earthenware advertising plate printed in blue underglaze with the Standard Willow pattern and with blue printed lettering that reads “LONDON TAVERN” in the border. Round shape with lobbed edge, 10″ in diameter. c. 1800-1815. Maker unknown. Very good condition with only one tiny chip on the front of plate rim. Featured in Chinoiserie: Printed British Ceramics in the Chinese Style, 1750-1900, p. 210 by Halliday and Zeller, 2018. See also Public Houses and Their Place on Blue Printed Transferware, Loren Zeller, TCC Bulletin, Winter 2008. Included in the 2019-2020 exhibition titled Staffordshire Hospitality: Ceramics that cater to the World, at the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, UK.  It was recently purchased through an Art Fund Grant by the Potteries Museum.
Condition: Good. Small chip to the rim, as seen in the image .

 

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This plate is now in the permanent collection of the Potteries Museum, Stoke-on-Trent, UK.