Coalport blue ground square dish with superb flowers, London decorated, C. 1805
Coalport square dish, well painted with flower sprays within gilt line reserves on a cobalt blue ground, the corner sections well gilded with foliate elements. London decorated, Circa 1805
very minor wear
ref. Messenger p15 & frontispiece for the same shape, from the Animal Service, c.1800, with similar rich cpdecoration & gilding. This would have been sold blank from the factory, and decorated in one of the number of independent decorating studios scattered around London in the late 18th & early 19th century.