Pierced plate from Ridgway, ca 1850

Ridgway was a master at beautiful grey and beige – it never looks boring when it’s been made by Ridgway as they managed to make colours that are usually seen (and treated) as boring, look deep and lively! I love this plate for its beautiful colour scheme, the little flowers that come in endless variety (try count the species!), the beautiful gilding with its squiggles and sprigs, and not least for the cool pierced detail – so much creativity went into this small plate.Β You can find the listing here in my Antiques shop.

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