Pictures | Payment | Shipping | Returns | About Us ANTIQUE Royal Doulton Matsumai Round Plate 14" Platter ATTENTION BIDDER: 70% of the final selling price will be paid directly to the Arizona Humane Society (see scanned letter below). For more auctions from the Arizona Humane Society and other information, please click ! This auction includes both of the following items: Round 14.5" Matsumai Platter Round 10.5" Matsumai Platter (could be soup bowl) Dimensions: Please see list above Condition: On a scale of 1-10, we'd say this item is a 8 or 9! These pieces are in overall EXCELLENT condition, and when considering their age they might be closer to PRISTINE! T are NO signs of chips, cracks or repairs in these pieces and not even a hint of crazing! The hand-painted surface has all of the original glaze and shows only a very few light surface scuffs from possible use.
It's hard to imagine a piece this size being this clean! History: These pieces are from the early 1900's and have some date markes pressed on the back, which we believe to be accurate. The platter appears to be incised 1903, and the bowl 1902 (11-02). Each plate also bears the round "Burslem Doulton Enland" stamp and the other associated markings as shown.
This platter is EXTREMELY RARE and very hard to find in any condition, much less a fine specimen such as this! ... read more