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Heritage hand painted dinnerware by Ridgway
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Heritage hand painted dinnerware by Ridgway

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Sold Date: 07/11/2011
Channel: Online Auction
Source: eBay



This 57-piece set of earthenware features hand applied colors on a dark green transfer. This "Heritage" pattern was adapted from a series of sketches and sepia watercolors composed by William Henry Bartlett, then a a 29-year-old English artist. From June toNovember 1838 Bartlett traveled through eastern Canada creatingthe works, and these were later engraved onto steel plates for mass printing. Images from Bartlett ’s journey were published as "Canadian Scenery Illustrated", an 1842 collection featuring over one hundred steel engravings. Ridgway's "Heritage" pattern merged Canadian history and colorful dinnerware. Manufactured by Ridgway Pottery of Staffordshire England in the 1960's.

57 pieces - all in perfect condition except for 1 noted below.

8 - dinner plates - 10 1/2" - Montreal from the Mountain

8 - salad plates - 8 1/2" – Queenston (1 plate has a very small chip on the edge)

7 - bread plate s- 6 3/4" - The Rideau Canal Bytown

7 - soup bowls - 6" - Citadel of Kingston

8 - dessert bowls - 5 1/4" - Wigwam in the Forest
3 - teacups - 2 1/2" tall - Quebec
8 - saucers - 5 3/4" - Village of Cedars

1 - sugar bowl - 4 1/2" tall – (lid missing) Lake Farm on the Frontier
1 - creamer - 3 3/4" tall - A Shanty on Lake Chaudiere
1 - gravy boat – (tray missing) Aylmer
1 - sandwich tray - 13" x 6 1/2" - Hallowell Bay of Quinte

1 - round serving bowl - 8" - A Market Place Quebec
2 - round serving bowl - 10" - Fish Market Toronto
1 - pitcher - 32 oz - Lake of the Two Mountains

1 - covered butter dish - 3 1/2" tall / 7 1/2" wide (2 pieces total) - View from the Frontier Line near Stanstead Plain

This is not a complete set nor is it new. However, it is in really great condition. I have listed above exactly what is included. Please feel free to contact me for any other information you'd like to have about this set.

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