Dimmock Staffordshire Pottery plate, ‘Isola Bella’ pattern printed in blue, c. 1845

$280.00 AUD

Dimmock & Co white earthenware plate,  printed in blue with ‘Isola Bella’ pattern, depicting a  from ‘Select Sketches’ by  showing a boat passing an elaborate castle, within a rococo style scroll & cell border.

Large printed cartouche & flowers mark, inscribed ‘Select Sketches / Isola Bella’, with ‘Stoneware /D’ beneath,

also impressed ‘Staffordshire Knot’ mark, for Thomas Dimmock & Co,

active 1828-59 at Hanley, Staffordshire.

Circa 1845


Condition: good condition

This interesting plate is not, as the mark suggests, ‘Stoneware’, but a fine white earthenware typical of Staffordshire at this period.
The source of the print has been traced to “Heath’s Illustrated Annual for 1832″, where the scene illustrates the ‘Isola Bella’, or ‘Beautiful Island’ on Lake Maggoire ( Italy).

This pattern was identified on the transferwarecollectorsclub.org site, and is item 4741 on their database.




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