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  • Place of origin:

    Hanley (made)

  • Date:

    1869 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Brown-Westhead, Moore & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, decorated in silver and gilt

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 19, shelf 8

Physical description

Plate of soft-paste porcelain. The base a shallow curve decorated in silver and gilt with cherry blossom and two birds on an ivory ground. The rim is formed by a waved band in imitation of a ribbon, coloured pink and edged with gilt, which is 'knotted' at intervals where it is attached to the plate.

Place of Origin

Hanley (made)


1869 (made)


Brown-Westhead, Moore & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, decorated in silver and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

"Diamond" registration mark, printed


Diameter: 23.2 cm

Descriptive line

Plate, soft-paste porcelain decorated in silver and gilt, Brown-Westhead, Moore & Co., Hanley, Staffordshire, England, 1869.


Soft paste porcelain


Silvered; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Cherry blossom; Birds


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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