Plate: Takahe

Maker
W Moorcroft Ltd
Emma Bossons
Description
One boxed decorative Moorcroft plate. The plate depicts a pair of takahe, their chick and an egg. The background of the plate includes a snowy peak, ferns and other vegetation. The box is in three parts: base, lid and slip cover. This is one of a limited edition (134/150) from the Visions of New Zealand series made in 2009.
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Measurements
Diameter: 255mm (10 1/16")
Dimensions L x W: 260 x 260mm
Dimensions L x W: 265 x 270mm
Dimensions L x W: 267 x 272mm
Other Id
2915
Accession number
2015.9.1
Marks and Inscriptions
Marks/Inscriptions: To base of plate, reads: [r] MOORCROFT/MADE IN STOKE ON TRENT/ENGLAND; Type of mark: Maker's Mark; Method: Printed
Marks/Inscriptions: To base of plate, reads: [c] 2009 /134/150 / Cul; Type of mark: Date and Marks; Method: Painted
Marks/Inscriptions: Signed by Emma Bossons; Type of mark: Signature; Method: Painted
Marks/Inscriptions: Embossed in gold to lid and slip cover, reads: MOORCROFT; Method: embossed
Marks/Inscriptions: Label to top left corner of bottom of box base, reads: Takehe/783/8 / Ltd Edition 134/150; Type of mark: Label; Method: Printed

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