An Edwardian large, 16 inch, oval serving platter by Wedgwood & Co. Second-hand.
What's for sale?
This is an Edwardian, large, 40cm or 16", oval, blue and white serving platter by Wedgwood & Co in their "Burleigh" pattern, which is an interesting, Art Nouveau design in dark blue.
The platter is nicely dished with a scalloped edge and raised pattern. It's made from semi-porcelain, which is a hard, non-translucent earthenware.
Platters are a traditional way to present food and are perfect for Christmas dinner. Old china tableware can continue to be used and enjoyed, but it shouldn't be put in a dishwasher or left immersed in hot water. Wash by hand with warm water and washing-up liquid.
Who made it?
This was made by Wedgwood & Co Ltd of Tunstall, Staffordshire. This is a different manufacturer to Josiah Wedgwood. The marks on the base dates it to around 1906 and reads:
- royal semi porcelain
- wedgwood & co ld
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What condition is it in?
- In good condition
- The rim is worn in a couple of places
What are the measurements?
- 40.5cm long
- 30cm wide
- 1291 grams
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