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Soup plate: pink diaper pattern rim border with tiny red arches below; cavetto has 4 opposing floral sprigs in pink and green; central lappet-style medallion enclosing large spray of flowers in semi-European style, in pink, red, puce and green; all on a white ground; obverse plain; cut-away footring.
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"Real old Bristol, part of dinner service imported in the Penfold family into Madeira (sic) from Bristol at the period of its manufacture. These plates were given to Mrs John [Shid....] (Ellen) and Mr & Mrs Izard of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand in 1894."
Diameter: 232mm (9 1/8")
Height: 38mm (1 1/2")
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to Mrs Ellen [Shid...] in 1894
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Mrs Izard, nee Emma Thomasina Penfold, was the daughter of Mr Penfold, who grew grapes in Madeira and whose family originally imported this plate and others as part of a dinner service, from Bristol in ?the 1770s.
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Marks/Inscriptions: General Trading Company; Type of mark: Retailer's label; Method: Printed and written; Notes: stuck to front of plate - should be removed, but kept as part of related documents.
Marks/Inscriptions: Real old Bristol. Part of a dinner service imported by the Penfold family into Madeira from Bristol at the period of its manufacture. These plates were given to Mrs John [Shid....] (Ellen) by Mr & Mrs Izard of Chch, Canterbury, New Zealand in 1894.; Type of mark: annotation; Method: Hand-written; Notes: pencil note glued to reverse. Note that Bristol origin is incorrect.




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