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This is a very good hexagonal Platter or Large Plate / Dish in the Japan pattern Number 13, made by Hicks and Meigh of Shelton, Staffordshire, England between 1812 and 1822, probably circa 1817.


This is a beautiful platter, large plate or dish of a shaped hexagonal form on a raised foot with a shaped notched edge. The piece is finely hand painted in bold enamels of cobalt blue and burnt orange, all in varying shades, over a lightly printed outline in the Hicks & Meigh Chinoiserie pattern Number 13. The decoration also has hand gilded gold highlights. The platter has a printed stone china ( ironstone) Royal Arms mark in under-glaze blue to the base stating STONE CHINA with No 13 below it. This is a recognized mark used by Hicks and Meigh and is recorded and illustrated on Page 253 of Geoffrey Godden's Guide to Ironstone and Granite Wares, published by The Antique Collectors' Club. A pieces in this same pattern is illustrated on Page 258 of the same book.


Overall a very distinctive and useful piece well over 200 years old !


  • Dimensions: 

    Height: 11.2 in (28.45 cm)Width: 12.2 in (30.99 cm)Depth: 1.2 in (3.05 cm)

  • Condition: 

    Good antique condition. Some pattern wear from use in places. NO Damage, NO Restoration. Please see images.

Early Hicks and Meigh Ironstone Platter in Japan Pattern No.13, Circa 1817

SKU: P 2243
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