RARE: 1896 Antique William Adams Gravy Tureen, Under Plate & Side / Cheese Plate (10222)
English Transferware Lidded Soup Tureen bearing the underglaze blue anchor mark, Adams. Pastoral scene with Horses and cattle with hand painted ochre rim throughout.
The Gravy Tureen measures 195mm wide x approximately 135mm deep x 90mm high. Its lid measures 150mm x 125mm x approximately 65mm high.
The Under pPate measures 227mm wide x 177mm deep x 35mm high at the handles.
The Side / Cheese Plate measures 203mm diameter x 22mm high.
Condition: The Gravy Tureen is in excellent condition - the glaze inside the lip has a couple of cracks--but this is the to glaze only and does not travel into the porcelain. It cannot be seen with the lid on. High gloss finish.
The Lid of the Tureen is in excellent condition also. High gloss finish.
The Under Plate for the Tureen is in excellent condition. High gloss finish.
The Side / Cheese Plate has one small chip to the ochre trim glaze (not to the porcelain). High gloss finish. (Stand in photo is not included.)
No crazing on any of the pieces--it has been very well cared for and there are no signs of wear. The Tureen slightly wobbles on its 4 little feet.
This is a beautiful, collectable set for lovers of antique blue and white china.
We don't think it has been out of a china cabinet!