Hope Service plate, Duke of Clarence, by Flight Worcester, painted by Pennington, c.1790
A Hope Service plate, by Flight Worcester, commissioned by the Duke of Clarence in 1789, the centre painted by Pennington with a depiction of ‘Hope’ with her anchor, a ship sailing through a wild storm in the distance, within a rich gilt border, the rim with a deep blue embellished with stars and rosettes.
Unusual use of gilt ‘Flights’ mark,
Some minor wear, signs of use (!)
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