plate, dessert, armorial

manufacturer: Coalport porcelain factory (English, estab. 1795, closed 1862)

circa 1805
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Description
plate, dessert, armorial, with a basket weave moulding and spiral flutes, having the central gilt cipher of 'SJP' for Spencer and Jane Perceval. Painted to the centre with the crest of a flowering Thistle within a gilt foliate band, and made for Spencer Perceval, the only British prime Minister to be assassinated when he was shot in the lobby of the House of Commons on 11 May 1812.
Maker and role
manufacturer: Coalport porcelain factory (English, estab. 1795, closed 1862)
Production place
England
Production date
circa 1805
Media description
porcelain, polychrome enamel decoration
Measurements
32 x dia 232 mm
weight 448 gm
Measurement details
height: 32mm
diameter: 232mm
Credit line
purchased with funds provided by the Alwynne Jona OAM Porcelain Bequest, 2020
The John Scarce Porcelain Collection, Melbourne
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
Accession number
A1467