Lovely old plates! Stoke on Trent

kathalNovember 1, 2012

I have plates with diamond marks, the name of them are LOTUS, it also have Stoke on trentstamps on it. I live (come from) in sweden and my english is soooo baaaad! Can someone give me some information, I want to have more plates, i like them a lot. Are they common, how old etc.??? Best reegards: Katarina

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kathal

This is the frontmotif!

    Bookmark   November 1, 2012 at 7:27AM
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lindac

Your plate was made in England in December of 1869 in the Staffordshire district.
If you can post a picture of the whole plate perhaps someone may more easily identify the pattern.
Linda C

    Bookmark   November 1, 2012 at 10:25AM
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mfrog

Made by George Jones

    Bookmark   November 1, 2012 at 2:23PM
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kathal

Linda C - so happy for info! I hope yoa are right!!!

    Bookmark   November 2, 2012 at 6:00AM
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mfrog

Actually the design was registered in December of 1869, doesn't necessarily mean the plate was made then.

They didn't change the date code for each month of production.

Usually the designs lasted for a few years, although some very popular ones lasted decades.

Very Egyptian revival in design which was popular in the 1870-1880 period.

    Bookmark   November 2, 2012 at 4:22PM
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kathal

Thanks. Yes I agree the pattern is not the most common one, whwn I think "England" I think figurativ, (herds)romantic, naturscenery, countryside,lovely buildings, and horses etc. Aha the fahsion was like this att the end of 1800, I did not knew! Than

    Bookmark   November 3, 2012 at 9:29AM
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cyn427 (zone 7)

Nothing to add, but the plate is very pretty!

    Bookmark   November 3, 2012 at 9:57AM
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bspofford

Katarina,

Welcome to the forum. Don't worry about your English, I'm sure your Swedish is very good!

Barbara

    Bookmark   November 3, 2012 at 7:31PM
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antiquesilver

Welcome to the forum, Katarina. Fabulous plates! Best of luck finding more in this beautiful & unusual pattern. 'Replacements' (a large matching service in the US) doesn't even list this pattern so I suspect it's quite rare - at least in this country.

    Bookmark   November 4, 2012 at 1:45AM
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kathal

Thanks all of you, I hope that I "pop in to the plates" one day or another, I hope for the best.

    Bookmark   November 5, 2012 at 4:19PM
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