zz Beswick Ware vintage lettuce / cabbage leaf dish - green with handpainted tomatoes (c.1950s-60s) (SOLD)
Beswick Ware vintage lettuce / cabbage leaf dish - green with handpainted tomatoes (c.1950s-60s) (SOLD)
A c.1950s-60s vintage Beswick Ware lettuce / cabbage leaf-shaped dish, measuring approximately 22.9 x 20.5 x 4.6cm / 9 x 8.05 x 1.8in (max), in graduated green glaze (off-white to the central underside) with handpainted orange tomato decoration; the base bears the gilt "Beswick / Ware. / MADE IN / ENGLAND." script mark together with the impressed stamp "MADE IN ENGLAND / 212 / BESWICK" (which denotes a piece produced between 1954 and 1971) and a handpainted code number.
There is some crazing to parts of the upper surface, together with occasional small patches of brown staining, moderate surface wear including some scratches and patches of abrasion, slight wear and marking to the handpainted decoration, and wear and marking to the foot; there are some manufacturing imperfections including several small bumps and various tiny spot marks in the glaze.
SOLD Aug. 2010