Cabinet plate: “From Hokitika to Christchurch The Bealey Coaching Station”

Ernst Wahliss
Ernst Wahliss
Alfred Burton
Production date
Circa 1894-1900
Porcelain cabinet plate, with a deep rim of dark blue, elaborately gilded (22ct) with flowers, foliage, flying and wading birds in a “Japanesque” style, decorated with pale turquoise enamel “jewelling.” The inner reserve is a (?) hand-painted copy of a Burton Brothers photograph (1882) of coaches stopped at the Glacier Hotel, Bealey.
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Diameter: 242mm (9 1/2")
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Marks and Inscriptions
Marks/Inscriptions: Wahliss Wien; Type of mark: Manufacturer's mark; Method: Hand-written; Notes: reverse, near foot-rim; gilt
Marks/Inscriptions: “From Hokitika to Christchurch The Bealey Coaching Station”; Type of mark: Inscription; Method: Hand-written; Notes: reverse, gilt
Marks/Inscriptions: numeral (illegible); Type of mark: Manufacturer's mark; Method: Impressed; Notes: reverse beneath inscription




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