CERTIFIED by the British Antique Dealer's Association Ltd. Features the Gold Authentication Seal located on the back of one plate. These beautiful serving dishes were produced prior to C. 1847, please view photo #9. Serving dishes still retain from the estate the inventory tag from the world famous Birks Jewelers & Silversmiths who offered the finest in mine cut diamonds, gold & sterling jewelry and the finest antique porcelains.
Ridgway was known for their beautiful early bone china, fine porcelains, earthenware and stoneware. 1808 porcelain / bone china was produced and these earlier examples were commonly'unmarked'. Please do a search online, a single serving dish from this early Georgian production period are very expensive.E ach serving dish features an elaborate gold gilt pattern on a green ground with hand painted flowers, each having fancy relief gold gilt scrolled handles. Each dish measures 9 1/2" in diameter x 11" across the handles, each features a backstamp from an early 1800's Birmingham Merchant, W. That were located at 108, Steelhouse Lane in Birmingham. CONDITION : Both serving dishes are in beautiful clean condition, a miracle considering their age, free of chips, fleabites, cracks, hairlines, crazing, discoloring or repairs, displayed in a curio cabinet most of their life, a cherished family heirloom. Both serving dishes have some weight and will be packed for'war' with the greatest of care.
Please view all the photos and ask any questions as'all sales are final'. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Decorative Cookware, Dinnerware & Serveware\Plates". The seller is "southwest-estate-relic-hunter" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.