Ref: K-44-0084 W. Davenport & Co. (Longport, Staffordshire, England, c. 1793-1887) Impressed: anchor mark and printed pattern mark: Wild Rose. A romantic, bucolic landscape with a river and bridge with the wide wild rose border. c. 1840 W 13.75 D 11 H 1.5 in.
George Washington ordered this beautiful butterfly-bordered Chinese export porcelain platter in 1783. It was still at Mount Vernon when he died in 1799, at which time Mrs. Washington recorded it as part of the "blew & white chine in common use." [Dining with the Washingtons by Stephen A. McLeod]
Platter w/ Cherub Border,Antique transferware platter with two cherubs flying in the border. Pattern is part of Don Pottery's Italian Views Series. This is a rare pattern titled Port of Alicata. Impressed number 14 on underside. Made in England, circa 1820.