Underglaze blue border with raised gold palmettes. Central painting of a seated woman. This plate was made by Flight, Barr and Barr. It is decorated with a portrait of Sarah Siddons in the Character of the Tragic Muse after Sir Joshua Reynolds. Thomas Baxter painted two of these plates in 1814, the first was sold to the Marquis of Stafford for 50 guineas and the second (this example) was sold many years later by RW Binns, Managing Director of Royal Worcester.
|Material||Soft paste porcelain|
|Factory Mark||Flight, Barr & Barr in circle (Printed in puce)|
|Provenance/Accession||Donated by the Friends of the Museum 1980|