ROBERT HAMILTON THE PHILOSOPHER
PATTERN ANTIQUE BLUE AND WHITE POTTERY TRANSFERWARE DISH C.
striking example of an antique Staffordshire earthenware dish transfer
printed with The
Philosopher pattern found with distinctive Wild Rose
pattern border. The dish is printed in an eye catching inky blue and is
thickly potted with a rick glossy peralware glaze. The Philosopher is
one of the rare identified patterns by Robert Hamilton of Stoke in
production 1811-26. A joy of a dish and in great display
don't miss out on this gem!" Antiques Expert
example of the Philosopher pattern is illustrated in The
Dictionary of Blue and White Printed Pottery 1780-1880, A.W. Coysh and
R.K. Henrywood page
width 260 mm max. depth 40 mm max.
Number 3 to base.
very good, item
is free from any cracks, chips,
restorations, etc. There are several patches of concentrated brown kiln
peppering impurities around the side edge from firing as illustrated.
These do not detract from the overall display qualities. You are
unlikely to find a better quality example of this pattern.
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