A white-colored platter 10½" x almost 9½
A white-colored platter 10½" x almost 9½". Inside of a surrounding pattern of branches and grapes on the platter's ledge is an image featuring a fox and a stork. The back of the platter shows two simple registry marks and an indented name, apparently Brown-Westhead, Moore and Company (in existence from 1861 to 1904). The "Moore" portion is indistinct. $50 from Shirley Perry, May, '00.
This is a heavy platter. There is a shallow plate in front of the protagonists and narrow vases in the background. Shirley dates this and the larger platter below to 1858-82. There are chip repairs at the right-hand "carrying" end. The "Moore" portion of the indented name is indistinct.