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The Gabriel Goldney plaque

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Champion Bristol biscuit porcelain in frame. White bisque with very intricate floral wreath encompassing gilt wreath with gilt "GG" initials, all in wooden oval frame.

Inscription

Affixed to the back (removed and now in object file) was an oval piece of paper inscribed in ink: "Specimen of Bristol China modeled by Thomas Briand of Derby 1777."

Provenance

By 1873, Rev. John Kellow Goldney, Clifton; Lloyd Hawes, Wellesley, MA.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Lloyd E. Hawes

about 1777

Object Place

England

Dimensions

22.86 x 20.32 cm (9 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

1986.977

Medium or Technique

Biscuit porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain