" /> Printed British Pottery & Porcelain | Advertising Plate

Additional Image:

Shown here is the inscription printed on the reverse side of the small plate. The inscription dates the piece and reads:  "Clothing Manufacturer, Contractor & Retailer, Gentlemen's Mercer, Hatter c.1879."


Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Chinese, Asian and Other Exotic Themes

Date: c. 1880-1890


  • Diameter: 2.75 in (6.985 cm)

Maker: Unknown


A miniature earthenware plate printed in dark blue with the Standard Willow pattern. This small plate was made as a trade card for the Newcastle retailer Richard Stanway.  On the front the pattern is overwritten by a scroll with the inscription: "RICHARD STANWAY, NEWCASTLE STAFFS."  A small hole at the top edge suggests that it may have been attached to garments made by the...