A Hope Service plate: Flight Worcester, painted by Pennington, c.1790 1790 also known as Made for the Duke of Clarence, future King William IV

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  • A Hope Service plate: Flight Worcester, painted by Pennington, c.1790
  • A Hope Service plate: Flight Worcester, painted by Pennington, c.1790

Description

A Hope Service plate, by Flight Worcester, commissioned by the Duke of Clarence in 1789, the centre painted by Pennington with a depiction of 'Hope' with her anchor, a ship sailing into the distance, within a rich gilt border, the rim with a deep blue embellished with stars and rosettes.        

Underglaze blue 'Flights' mark, with a crown & crescent,    


Circa 1790

This plate is the example illustrated in Sandon's 'The Dictionary of Worcester Porcelain' 

Price: $9,500.00

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