Four Shell-edge Puce Creamware Plates,
Neale & Company,
The Neale & Company creamware plates are each decorated in puce transfer with figures amongst classical ruins. The rims also with a shell-edged puce border highlighted with the strong remnants of the original gilding.
Marks: The impressed Neale & Co mark was only used between 1778 and 1795.
Reference: Neale Pottery & Porcelain: Its Predecessors and Successors 1763-1820, Diana Edwards, page 126, #100 for a large stand from the same service from the Division of Ceramics & Glass, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. acc no. 65.48.
The author writes on page 133 that shell-edged wares and other enameled rim-decorated wares in turquoise, puce or black, often embellished with a central transfer-printed panel, constituted a sizable portion of the decoration on creamware...
|Dealer||Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge, Inc.|
|Artist/Maker||Neale & Co.|
|Measurements||Diameter: 8 5/8 inches|
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