Child’s plate, dancing lady print, J Burn & Co, Ouseburn, C .1855

$145.00 AUD

Octagonal Victorian Child’s plate, printed in black with a dancing lady picked out in brown green & pink, the rim with a remarkable complex moulded border including egg& dart, anthemion & net reserves, a thick black line to the edge.

Impressed mark LONDON with anchor,

attributed to J Burn & Co., Stepney Bridge Pottery, Ouseburn, active 1852-1860.

15.5cm W

Condition: short crack at rim, small loss to moulding .

The impressed ANCHOR / LONDON mark is an interesting study, examined by numerous scholars over the years: current assessment is it is a ‘shared’ mark used by numerous Northern potters to indicate a London-trade destination for the goods.
An excellent website with a discussion & examples is – dedicated mainly to Sunderland plaques, it includes an example with the same distinct border as this example, with the same variation of the impressed LONDON (note space between N and D) – with a mark including ‘B&Co.’, identified as J Burn & Co. , active 1852-60.




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