English Staffordshire Aesthetic Movement Gilded Hand Painted Hummingbird Plate George Jones
Brand George Jones & Sons
Aesthetic Movement Victorian Staffordshire
George Jones and Sons
This stunning plate was made by George Jones. It features 3 intricately hand painted hummingbirds fluttering amongst gilded, raised gold leaves and grasses. It is scalloped and fluted around the rim. The detail is stunning as is its condition, giving that it is over 125 years old. It dates to the Aesthetic Movement which you can read about here:
Absolutely gorgeous detail!
The company began operation in c.1864 at Stoke Upon Trent at the Trent Potteries Works as George Jones and in 1873 became George Jones & Sons Ltd. They produced gorgeous majolica and earthen wares.
In 1907 the works was renamed Crescent Potteries.
George Jones died in 1893.
Measures appx 8 1/2”
Condition: No chips or cracks There is fine crazing. Some gold loss around the rim.