Antique (?) Platter

Discussion in 'Pottery, Glass, and Porcelain' started by Lis, Jun 14, 2024.

  1. Lis

    Lis Member

    Hello everyone, I am helping to run a fundraising rummage sale and was hoping to get some help identifying, dating, and valuing this platter. Google tells me F.J. Blair was a Milwaukee, WI -based importer and dealer from the mid-1800s and I was able to find this site ( ) which shows a similar platter and gives some information (no value, which is my biggest need, since I need to price it for sale). But since it's a different platter I don't know how much that information would help with this platter and I don't know how to tell if this is actually antique or a replica. Any advice would be much appreciated. Thank you!

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  2. evelyb30

    evelyb30 Well-Known Member

    I'll leave this one for the Stoke-on-Trent experts to chime in on. I'd be thinking 1850s, but beyond clue.
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  3. John Brassey

    John Brassey Well-Known Member

  4. Lis

    Lis Member

  5. Lis

    Lis Member

    Thank you!
  6. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

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  7. Marie Forjan

    Marie Forjan Well-Known Member

    Take it off that hanger! They cause a lot of damage :(
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  8. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

    Yes, if it's not already damaged, you should do so. As carefully as you can.

  9. evelyb30

    evelyb30 Well-Known Member

    I'd take a wire cutter to what's holding it. It belongs in the trash can anyway, not on a plate.
  10. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    If you’re looking at transfer printing, have a look at bat printing too.
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  11. Lis

    Lis Member

    We removed the hanger. Luckily, it doesn't appear to have done any damage. Thanks!
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