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ANTIQUE VICTORIAN c. 1852 “FRANCIS MORLEY & CO.” BLUE & GILT IRONSTONE PLATE | British & Far East Traders Lifestyle & Shopping Blog
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ANTIQUE VICTORIAN c. 1852 “FRANCIS MORLEY & CO.” BLUE & GILT IRONSTONE PLATE

    

ANTIQUE VICTORIAN c. 1852 

FRANCIS MORLEY & CO PLATE

BLUE, RED, & GILT IRONSTONE PLATE
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DETAILS: 

 

MEASUREMENTS:
Approx 10 4/8 inches in diameter
Weighs 801 grams
 
MAKER’S / MANUFACTURER’S MARKS:
F. MORLEY & CO.
426 A
C
 
IMPRESSED MARKS:
11? OR LL?
 
STYLE / DESIGN NOTES:
GILT SCROLLS OVER A DEEP BLUE GROUND
ORNATE FLORAL BORDER
DEEP BLUE, IRON RED, & GOLD COLOUR PALETTE
 
CENTRAL ART:
OCTAGONAL FRAMED CENTREPIECE
Featuring FLOWERS in a VASE, SCROLLS, and BOX
 
 
NOTES / OTHER DETAILS:
 
NOTED COLOUR BLEED OF BLUE
ON A GROUND OF WHITE DUE TO AGE
   

In 1852 Francis Morley bought the moulds of C. J. Mason,

inventor of Mason’s Ironstone China
The Mason’s Ironstone China mark

was continued by Francis Morley and by successive companies.

 

*** these Francis Morley marks, used on ironstone ware,  
incorporate the crown mark from the original Mason’s mark. 
 
   
 
  
 
  
   
   
  
    

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