Antique English Neale & Company Shell-edge Creamware Set of Four Plates with Puce Decoration, Circa 1780-85.

Four Shell-edge Puce Creamware Plates,
Neale & Company,
Circa 1780-85.


The Neale & Company creamware plates are each decorated in puce transfer with figures amongst classical ruins. The rims also with a shell-edged puce border highlighted with the strong remnants of the original gilding.



Marks: The impressed Neale & Co mark was only used between 1778 and 1795.

Reference: Neale Pottery & Porcelain: Its Predecessors and Successors 1763-1820, Diana Edwards, page 126, #100 for a large stand from the same service from the Division of Ceramics & Glass, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. acc no. 65.48.

The author writes on page 133 that shell-edged wares and other enameled rim-decorated wares in turquoise, puce or black, often embellished with a central transfer-printed panel, constituted a sizable portion of the decoration on creamware...

Dealer Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge, Inc.
Date: 1780-85
Origin Britain
Artist/Maker Neale & Co.
Measurements Diameter: 8 5/8 inches
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Price 2000
Contact Paul Vandekar, 212-308-2022 or

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