English Armorial Porcelain Plate BLATHWAYT Family Crest Coat Arms DYRHAM PARK BATH
YEAR OF MANUFACTURE: 1840
MAKER: Possibly Ridgway
WEIGHT: 22.51 troy ounces (24.69 ounces or 700.00 grams)
A superb English armorial porcelain plate, possibly Ridgway. With claret ground and reserves with English flowers and polished gold detail.
Central well with eagle crest, BLATHWAYT of Dyrham Park, Bath, England. if you were in any doubt, just look at the giant carved eagle crest above the door/roof !
Dyrham Park was built between 1692 and 1704 by William Blathwayt who was a principal colonial administrator and the Secretary at War for William III. He was a key figure for the colony of America, being responsible for the establishment of the CHARTER OF MASSACHUSETTS BAY.
It was home to the family from the late 17th to 20th Century when it was passed into the safe hands of the National Trust. It contains many fine art works and ceramics, many with a Dutch influence.
Measurements: 10.25 Inches wide.
Probably made for the BLATHWAYT family of Dyrham Park.
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