A Pair of Chamberlain Worcester Crested Plates, Circa 1796-1800 The plate with a scalloped rim and a band of pink between two gilt shaped bands, the interior band issuing alternating gilt and brown coloured leaves. ;The centre with a large dramatic crest of an eagle, wings raised with fire at its feet with large gilt initials below, surrounded by a laurel wreath in gold and brown. ;Scattered onto the plate are gilt plants with flowerheads rendered in brown. Diameter: 9 1/2 inches Mark: Chamberlains Worcester in small red script. Reference: Chamberlain-Worcester Porcelain, 1788-1852, Geoffrey A. Godden, page88, #92 for shape of plate; page 73, #59 for a very similar leave border; page 315, #412 for another crested piece with gilt initials.
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