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Antique Coalport Porcelain Plate Lake Menteith 1891 Kilchurn Castle

Antique Coalport Porcelain Plate Lake Menteith 1891 Kilchurn Castle
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  • Antique Coalport Porcelain Plate Lake Menteith 1891 Kilchurn Castle
  • Antique Coalport Porcelain Plate Lake Menteith 1891 Kilchurn Castle
  • Antique Coalport Porcelain Plate Lake Menteith 1891 Kilchurn Castle
  • Antique Coalport Porcelain Plate Lake Menteith 1891 Kilchurn Castle
  • Antique Coalport Porcelain Plate Lake Menteith 1891 Kilchurn Castle
  • Antique Coalport Porcelain Plate Lake Menteith 1891 Kilchurn Castle
  • Antique Coalport Porcelain Plate Lake Menteith 1891 Kilchurn Castle
  • Antique Coalport Porcelain Plate Lake Menteith 1891 Kilchurn Castle
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Price: £320.00
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This is a beautiful antique shaped circular Coalport  Named View porcelain cabinet plate signed E. Ball and dated 1891.

The central hand painted scene of Lake Menteith is set within a yellow and cobalt blue border heightened with raised gilt and with a striking gilt gadrooned rim and raised gilded decoration.

It has printed and painted marks to the base.

There is no mistaking the quality and unique design of this plate which is sure to be a treasured addition to your home.

Condition:
In excellent condition, with no chips, cracks or repairs, please see photos for confirmation.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 2 x Width 23 x Depth 23

Dimensions in inches:

Height 1 inch x Width 9 inches x Depth 9 inches

Coalport,
Colebrook Dale, Shropshire: established in 1795 by John Rose, who had been an apprentice at Caughley until 1785, when he started a small pottery at Jackfield on his own account. In 1795 he moved to Coalport and built premises on the canal bank opposite Caughley, which he acquired in 1799, and absorbed in 1814.

By 1798 Rose was making bone china and until the late 1820s was largely engaged in supplying this in the white to London and provincial dealers end enamellers, althogh much decorated ware was sold.

After the death of John Rose in 1841 he was succeeded by his nephew William F. Rose and William Pugh , the latter becoming sole proprietor in 1862. Now housed at Stoke-on-Trent, the factory is still in productio

Angelica Kauffman, RA (1741 - 1807)

was a Swiss-born Austrian Neoclassical painter who had a successful career in London and Rome. Though born as "Kauffmann", Kauffman is the preferred spelling of her name in English; it is the form she herself used most in signing her correspondence, documents and paintings.

While Kauffman produced many types of art, she identified herself primarily as a history painter, an unusual designation for a woman artist in the 18th century. History painting, was considered the most elite and lucrative category in academic painting during this time period. Under the direction of Sir Joshua Reynolds, the Royal Academy made a strong effort to promote history painting to a native audience who were more interested in commissioning and buying portraits and landscapes.

Despite the popularity that Kauffman enjoyed in British society and her success as an artist, she was disappointed by the relative apathy that the British had towards history painting. Ultimately she left Britain for the continent, where history painting was better established, held in higher esteem and patronized.

The works of Angelica Kauffman have retained their reputation. By 1911, rooms decorated with her work were still to be seen in various quarters. At Hampton Court was a portrait of the duchess of Brunswick; in the National Portrait Gallery, a self-portrait. There were other pictures by her at Paris, at Dresden, in the Hermitage at St Petersburg, in the Alte Pinakothek atMunich, in Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn (Estonia).

Satinwood

is a hard and durable wood with a satinlike sheen, much used in cabinetmaking, especially in marquetry. It comes from two tropical trees of the family Rutaceae (rue family). East Indian or Ceylon satinwood is the yellowish or dark-brown heartwood of Chloroxylon swietenia.

The lustrous, fine-grained, usually figured wood is used for furniture, cabinetwork, veneers, and backs of brushes. West Indian satinwood, sometimes called yellow wood, is considered superior. It is the golden yellow, lustrous, even-grained wood found in the Florida Keys and the West Indies.

It has long been valued for furniture. It is also used for musical instruments, veneers, and other purposes. Satinwood is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Sapindales, family Rutaceae.

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