Wedgwood (England) 'Maple Leaf' 10.5" Rectangular Platter | Antique English Majolica, Circa 1860s

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The Wedgwood story began in 1759 when the founder, Josiah Wedgwood started as an independent potter in Burslem, England. Fast forward over 260 years and they’re still producing many of the materials he invented, such as Jasper, Queen’s Ware and Black Basalt.

Wedgwood began producing majolica ware in the late 1800s, after Minton & Co produced the first pieces in 1851. Many examples of their majolica emphasise the low relief patterning, typically of basketwork and foliage, with the cabbage design being one of their most popular and desirable.

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Pattern: Maple Leaf
Model: 10.5" Rectangular Platter

Dimensions: 27cm long x 18cm wide x 3cm tall

Condition: Great to excellent antique condition - there are a couple of glaze flakes on the rim which is are small (2mm), overall not affecting the fabulous finish in any way. Based on the backstamp we can tell this piece was produced in the 1860s.