A FLIGHT, BARR & BARR PORCELAIN ARMORIAL PLATE, CREST OF THE PULLAR FAMILY, CIRCA 1830. This plate is part of dessert service painted with the crest of Pullar - a falcon standing on an ermine-lined puce cap - on a buff ground within salmon-ground border accented with gilt vermiculi and within gilt bands. ;The interlining maze or jigsaw-like pattern was a long, tiring job to do and most likely was done by young gilders. ;This shape is typical of the period. Dimensions: 8 1/2 in diameter (21.6 cm) References: For more pieces of this service see, Sandon, Henry. Flight and Barr Worcester Porcelain, 1783-1840. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Antique Collectors'' Club, 1992 (1978), plate 176.
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