This is an exceptional early set of two Dessert Plates and one Tazza Pedestal Footed Cake Stand with Hand Painted Flowers made by Royal Worcester in famous Flowers Botanical pattern 9522. There is a beautiful flower bouquet in the center, detailed printed brown border and burgundy/dark red band with luxurious gold trim. It has had purple underglaze mark, that dates the piece at 1880. The stand is hand painted.You can see the strokes of the paint. 2 (two) Dessert plates - 1/8 in diameter. 1 (one) Tazza Pedestal Footed Cake Stand - 9 3/4" in diameter and 2"tall. It is really extraordinary set.
The set is in very good condition. There is only some very fine crazing. There could be some small flaws consistent with age and use. Would have a place in any china collection. When this plates were made.
Abraham Lincoln takes office as the President of the United States. Herman Melville's Moby-Dick has been published. He would like to see people lower their conceit and look for happiness and meaning in the small things. The novel Uncle Tom's Cabin is published. In the South complaints arise that the novel is exaggeration.In the South, owning a copy of the book is made illegal. He British arrive in lower Burma and bring opium from India for sale to the Burmese. Louis-Napoleon is declared Emperor Napoleon III. He would like to create a dynasty. France is no longer a republic. It is called the Second Empire. Tsar Nicholas I of Russia goes to war against the Ottoman Turks over what he sees as his right to defend Orthodox Christians in Turkey and in Jerusalem. In London, construction of the Clock Tower (Big Ben) is finished. The Supreme Court of the United States rules that African Americans, free or slave, are not citizens and have no recourse in federal courts. The Second Opium War ends. Charles Darwin has been sitting on his Origin of the Species for 21 years. Rabbits are brought to Australia, which will produce an ecology disaster. The Frenchman Victor Hugo has his historical novel Les Misérables published. In London, the first underground (subway) passenger system opens.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is founded. There is a long list of companies that pro. Duced Indian Tree patterned wares over the years. This is a piece of history that everyone will be proud to have. Be sure to add me to your.The item "Royal Worcester Pedestal Footed Cake Stand Botanical SET Antique 1880 England" is in sale since Thursday, July 18, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Royal Worcester". The seller is "retro_saloon23" and is located in Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.