A rare Coalport porcelain two handled square dish Of "Anthemion and gadroon"* border, also known as 'Union' shape with gadrooned rims and moulding picked out in gold, finely painted with a botanical study in the center on pale purple ground. Dimensions: 23 cm x 21 cm. Inscribed on the base: " Painted by Maria Hallen for her sister Mrs. Boftem 1826". Excellent condition.
* A similar shape was made by Rockingham factory c.1826-1830.
Stock Number: PN1314