40 mm (Height) x 305 mm (Diameter)
Place of origin
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Benthall Hall, Shropshire (Accredited Museum)
Large circular wall plate, shallow, raised on foot ring and incised line around interior rim. Covered with a thick turquoise glaze and decorated with an arrangement of various shells in relief around the base. Brown glaze to underside. An impressed mark contained in a square on the underside reads “SALOPIAN”. Made circa 1900.
Believed to have been made at the Benthall/Haybook Pottery in Broseley, Shropshire circa 1900. Given to The National Trust by James Holme Benthall and his brothers Richard Pringle Benthall and Jonathan Mackenzie Benthall in August 1995.
Marks and inscriptions
On the underside: "SALOPIAN" (impressed mark contained in a square)
Makers and roles
Benthall Pottery, maker