Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Staffordshire Prattware Josiah Wedgwood Wall Plaque

pre-Victorian, circa 1790. 7.1ins high, 6.1ins wide, 0.4ins depth. Staffordshire Pottery Prattware plaque which features the head and shoulders of a gentleman, relief molded. This piece represents Josiah Wedgwood - the English potter who founded the Wedgwood company.

Book reference ,'Pratt Ware 1780-1840' by John and Griselda Lewis, page 193, figure 1.

Condition

Good. A few small flakes to reverse rim.

Small flake and paint loss to brown dotted border.

RESTORATION: Filled chip to the bottom projecting scrollwork section.

And another filled chip to another part of projecting scrollwork.

Stabilised and retouched crack to the left hand side (approx. 1 inch).


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