Manchester Tin Plate
The Tobacco Leaf plate (shown in front) reproduces a design referred to as the "Tobacco Leaf" pattern adapted from a late 18th, early 19th century Chinese vase in the Metropolitan Museum's collection. The Three Garlands plate (shown in center) reproduces a design taken from a Sevres porcelain saucer dated 1766 and shows a ground pattern invented by the porcelain painter Vincent Taillandier (1736-90). The Manchester plate (shown in back) reproduces a design from a Sevres service given as a diplomatic gift by King Louis XVI to the Duchess of Manchester, the wife of the British Ambassador to the court of Versailles upon the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, which brought an end to the American Revolution. Made of tin with an enamel finish. Food safe; hand wash. Sold individually; each 10"Dia. Imported.
Four Assorted Woodland Hunting Dog Dinner Plates
Traditional English-design earthenware dinnerware depicts four different scenes of hunting dogs in the field; border pattern is inspired by the British floral dinnerware designs favored in the early 19th century. Each piece sold in sets of four. Each set includes one each of four different designs. Dishwasher and microwave safe.