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Neoclassical style: c. 1820
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."

Porcelain. H 20.2, W 26, L 31 cm
Hampton National Historic Site, HAMP 40354