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Pair of English Floral Decorated Plates, Ca 1880

England Ca. 1880

A strikingly decorated pair of English semi-porcelain plates with unreadable impressed marks.
The rim is painted with such a dark cobalt blue ground that it appears almost black. The rim has a gold inner and outer edge with all over c scrolls and flower heads also in gold. The central areas each have a different spring of flowers. They have what appears to be a pattern number on the back “c3232”, a painter’s mark in blue and co-joined small black circles.

Price

$100/pair

Condition

Excellent but with normal all over fine crazing of the glaze.

Measurements

8 5/8" diameter

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