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Pair Creamware Dishes 18th Century

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One plate in the pair is predominantly painted in purple the other in hot pink. Each pair of plates shows two young ladies, possibly sisters, strolling in a garden. Children are playing nearby watched by a nanny. Dimensions: 9.5 inches diameter Condition Excellent Price: $ 800 for the pair History of creamware Creamware was created in the 1760s by Josiah Wedgwood, who was the first of the English potters to produce a cream colored earthenware with a light colored body. Wedgwood marketed these wares as Queensware after Queen Charlotte gave Wedgwood the honor of ordering a set. As its popularity increased many of the other English potters began to make creamware as well, and it replaced saltglaze stoneware as the dinner ware of all but the high aristocracy, which most likely would have had a service of Chinese export porcelain dishes.

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  • Dimensions

    H 1 in. x Dm 9.5 in.

    H 2.54 cm x Dm 24.13 cm

  • Diameter
    9.5 in. (24.13 cm)
  • Seller location
    New York, NY
  • Seller reference number
    14/7023
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference number
    LU8665805345

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