A simple elegant antique 19th Century square cake plate by Hilditch, decorated with a hand-painted pink rose in the centre on a white ground and grey with gilding border. The plate has no marks but pattern number 2046, dating around 1840.Dimension: plate 27cm (length) x 22.5cm (width)Condition ReportExcellent antique condition without damage, crazing or restoration and still rings nicely when tapped.There is a small amount of kiln dust stuck in the glaze on the back of the plate, this is common on pieces made at this time. There are two rough areas on the rear of the handles which feel like small nips but when viewed closely these are also pieces of kiln dust.There is some wear to the gold in both the centre and on the rim.
The picture has "bright areas" which are reflections not damage.
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Hilditch square cake plate, hand painted rose, gilt, pattern 2046, c1840
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