Set of 10 Minton Ornithological Cabinet Plates, in the Aesthetic taste; each differently decorated with ivory ground and scenes of birds on branches, with raised platinum and gold decoration. The underside with faintly impressed uppercase MINTON mark, a registration mark, the year cypher for 1861 and a painted iron-red pattern number: C2357A
(One plate with hairline crack, one with corner chip,, most with minor scratches to decoration, minor crazing to glaze and minor loss to gilt rim decorat ...click for details
Large Blue Willow Cake Plate by Copeland; circular with gilt rim and typical blue willow transfer decoration, raised on a circular, fluted pillar and a similarly decorated base. Impressed marks under plate. English, circa 1881.