zz Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria (1897) antique commemorative tea plate (City of Salisbury) (SOLD)
zz Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria (1897) antique commemorative tea plate (City of Salisbury) (SOLD)
zz Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria (1897) antique commemorative tea plate (City of Salisbury) (SOLD)
zz Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria (1897) antique commemorative tea plate (City of Salisbury) (SOLD)
zz Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria (1897) antique commemorative tea plate (City of Salisbury) (SOLD)

zz Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria (1897) antique commemorative tea plate (City of Salisbury) (SOLD)

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Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria (1897) antique commemorative tea plate (City of Salisbury) (SOLD)
 
A late 19th century antique commemorative ceramic tea plate, produced for the City of Salisbury (Wiltshire, England) to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria (1837-1897), probably commissioned by the civic authorities for distribution to the children of the city. The basically ordinary off-white glazed plate with narrow dark reddish-brown bands, measuring approximately 19.3cm (7.6in) in diameter, is transfer-printed in dark brown to the centre with a crest, surrounded by the words "CITY OF SALISBURY / 1837 / 1897 / VICTORIA DIAMOND JUBILEE"; the base is stamped "97 / 4", and there is also a small dash of paint in the same colour as the bands.
 
Not being an especially high-quality piece, there is crazing and discoloration throughout, together with various marks and minor manufacturing irregularities, and the triple stilt marks (normally only seen on the base of a plate) are visible on both sides; there is also some scratching to the surface and age wear to the foot.
 

SOLD Dec. 2016
 
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