Lozenge-shaped Serving Dish

Date:
1820
Publisher/Studio:
Shropshire, England: Coalport Porcelain Works

This dish is part of a large dessert service originally ordered by Charles Carnan Ridgely of which 17 plates and 10 serving dishes survive. The pieces are embellished with Ridgely family stag’s head crest.

Description (physical):

Material: Porcelain. H: 6.5cm, W: 22.7cm, L: 31.7cm.

Location:
535 Hampton Lane Towson,Maryland 21286
Identifier:
HAMP40347
Institution:
Hampton National Historic Site

Compote

Date:
1820
Publisher/Studio:
Shropshire, England: Coalport Porcelain Works

This elegant serving piece bears a mark printed in purple used by the Coalport factory only in the early 1820s: a circle of laurel leaves surrounding "COALPORT/ Feltspar/ Porcelain" and in an outer circle, "The Gold Medal Awarded May 30 1820 Patronized by the Society of Arts."

Description (physical):

Material: Porcelain. H: 20.2cm, W: 26cm, L: 31cm.

Location:
535 Hampton Lane Towson,Maryland 21286
Identifier:
HAMP40354
Institution:
Hampton National Historic Site