JOHN & WM. RIDGWAYS ANTIQUE SOUP TUREEN AND PLATTER

JOHN AND WILLIAM RIDGWAYS JAPAN FLOWERS PATTERN STONE CHINA ANTIQUE SOUP TUREEN AND PLATTER OR UNDER-TRAY, CIRCA 1815-1830



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The tureen gracefully stands on six legs with exquisite floral embossing or relief that flares upward. The cover has a large English Rose finial; the tureen has very graceful elaborate handles with rose buds at each end. The cover and the rim of the tureen both have very attractive gadroon edges. The edge of the cover is detailed in a soft orange luster and gold gilding on the finial. The whole piece has a high glossy glaze.


COMMENT: Such a gracious soup tureen is a feast for ones eyes! Such a magnificent piece as this can grace the best of dining rooms whether it sits on the dining table/sideboard or is displayed in an open hutch!

It Is truly a work of art and deserves a great home for viewing for years to come. Preservation is the key!

HISTORY OF STONE CHINA

This Stone China
Opaque China, Imperial Stone China, Patent Ironstone China and New Stone China. This is just to name several. Basically, these ironstone wares were practically the same save for a few different ingredients and their amounts added during production.

Considering the caliber of this renowned manufacturer, this Soup Tureen & Tray is rare and of museum quality, regardless of its minor chips here and there as therein described, and is most certainly worthy of a connoisseur private collection or a museum collection.

CONDITION: (SOUP TUREEN)

CONDITION: (UNDER TRAY/PLATTER) There are three under chips on the back side of the tray which look much larger in the photo than in actuality.

The chips look more serious than what they actually are due to the fact of a very old and poor quality restoration that has changed color over the years.
The minor chips can be professionally restored should one so desire. However, none of the chipping shows externally.


ITEM NUMBER: PFTP000153
PRICE: $2,700.00

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