On Hold Antique Minton Staffordshire Made In England Plate Candy Dish C1903 Numbered Mint Estate

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This wonderful antique porcelain dish is handpainted with pink roses and blue flowers between green trellises, all accented in black on creamy white porcelain. There is gold gilt trim around the scalloped edge.

I believe it dates to 1903 according to the Kovel's Dictionary of Marks. On the bottom is the Mintons mark which came into use circa 1873. It says "Minton's England." The plate is numbered G5947 which I believe is the pattern number, and also has the numbers 5 and 16, all painted on. Impressed in the porcelain is the word "England" and the letter J and a 3 in a circle. According to the Kovels Dictionary of Marks, this dates this piece to January 1903.

The piece measures approximately 5 15/16 inches in diameter and 1 inch high at its raised rim. There are one or two very tiny scratches in the glaze which can only be seen at a certain angle if the light is directly on it, and a very tiny bit of shelf wear on the bottom foot. There are no chips, cracks, crazing, or other issues. The colors are vivid and unfaded and there is a nice high glaze.

I would consider this lovely plate to be in mint condition. It does not look as if it has ever been used. Perfect for serving lemons with your tea, for pins, trinkets, nuts, or candies, or just for display.

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