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RIDGWAYS TOY PLATE. C.DICKENS OLD CURIOSITY SHOP- HUMPHREY's CLOCK.

RIDGWAYS TOY PLATE. C.DICKENS OLD CURIOSITY SHOP- HUMPHREY's CLOCK.


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Ceramics: English: Pre 1910: Item # 86803
Doris Frohnsdorff
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A child's blue and white toy plate by Ridgways, Staffordshire, (1902). Marked on reverse, in blue, "Ridgways" with the full "Humphrey's Clock" mark and initials "W.R.S.& Co., England - and, "Scenes From Chas. Dickens/ Old Curiosity/ Shop" (see enlargement picture # 2). Also on reverse is an impressed date mark for Jan. 1902. Embossed border. The plate features a country scene with houses in the background and two figures watching a horse leaping about. Pictured in Milbourn's "Understanding Miniature British Pottery and Porcelain, 1730-Present day; p. 123, Fig. 149. Measures 4 1/4 inches in diameter. In fine condition with no chips or cracks.